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put sth down to sth

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to ​think that a ​problem or ​situation is ​caused by a ​particular thing: I put the children's ​badbehaviour down to the ​fact that they were ​tired.

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(Definition of put sth down to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sth down to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…归因于……
in Turkish bir şeye yormak, bir neden yüklemek…
in Russian объяснять что-либо чем-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…歸因於……
in Polish przypisywać coś czemuś, wyjaśniać coś czymś…
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