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"put sth before sb" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “put sth before sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"put sth before sb" in Business English

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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)