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put sth out

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

to make a light stop shining by pressing or moving a switch: Did you put the lights out downstairs? Put that torch out!

put sth out

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

informal to injure part of your body by causing it to be moved out of its correct position: He put his knee out playing tennis.
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put sth out

phrasal verb with put uk   /pʊt/ us   verb putting, put, put
to produce a product for sale: They are going to put out a line of electric cars next year in California.
to give work to other companies, or to people who are not company employees: Not all machine parts were manufactured at their plant - some were put out to other companies
to publish a document, magazine, etc.: The group put out a journal and provided textbooks for independent study.
(Definition of put sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“put sth out” in British English

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