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"put sth off" in British English

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put sth off

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
B1 to ​decide or ​arrange to ​delay an ​event or ​activity until a ​latertime or ​date: The ​meeting has been put off for a ​week. [+ -ing verb] I can't put off going to the ​dentist any ​longer.

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(Definition of put sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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put sth off

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (putting, put, put)
to decide or ​arrange to delay an ​event or ​activity until a later ​time or ​date: The ​meeting has been put off for a week.
(Definition of put sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 推迟,拖延…
in Turkish ertelemek, başka bir zaman bırakmak, tehir etmek…
in Russian откладывать, отсрочивать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 延後,拖延…
in Polish odkładać coś…
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