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put sth before sb

phrasal verb with put uk   /pʊt/ us   /pʊt/ verb present participle putting, past tense and past participle put
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to formally tell or explain facts or ideas to a group of people in authority: We have to put our proposal before the committee.
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put sth before sb

phrasal verb with put uk   /pʊt/ us   verb putting, put, put
to formally tell or explain facts or ideas to a group of people in authority: We've got to put our proposal before the committee.
(Definition of put sth before sb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sth before sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 重要, 把…看得比(某人)重要…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重要, 把…看得比(某人)重要…
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