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"put sth by" in British English

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put sth by

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to ​save an ​amount of ​money to use ​later: I ​try to put by a few ​pounds every ​week.
(Definition of put sth by from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"put sth by" in Business English

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put sth by

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (putting, put, put)
to ​save an ​amount of ​money to use later: When we ​started the ​company, we put ​money by to ​deal with ​emergencies.
(Definition of put sth by from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sth by”
in Chinese (Simplified) 存(钱)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 存(錢)…
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