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"put sth in" in British English

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put sth in

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
  • (OFFER)

to ​formallyoffer a ​particular thing to be ​considered: I've put in an ​application to the ​college. They've put in a ​bid for the ​company/a ​bid to ​buy the ​company.

put (sth) in

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to say something that ​adds to or ​interrupts what is already being said: [+ speech] "But she's too ​inexperienced for the ​job," put in Jane.
(Definition of put sth in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"put sth in" in Business English

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put sth in

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (putting, put, put)
to ​fix a ​machine, ​piece of ​equipment, or ​system in a ​place and make it ​ready to use: Choose the bathroom you want, and we will put it in for you within three days.
to ​formallyask for something to be considered: put in a bid/request/offer They've put in a ​bid to ​buy the ​company.
(Definition of put sth in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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