Meaning of “put sth in” in the English Dictionary

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"put sth in" in British English

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put sth in

phrasal verb with put uk /pʊt/ us /pʊt/ verb present participle putting, past tense and past participle put

(OFFER)

to formally offer 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 /pʊt/ 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 /pʊt/ us 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 formally ask 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)