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put sth/sb up

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to ​suggest an ​idea, or to make a ​personavailable, to be ​considered: It was ​Bob who ​originally put up the ​idea of the ​exhibition. Each ​party is ​allowed to put up one candidate. William has been put up as a ​candidate for the ​committee. Is Chris ​willing to be put up forelection?
(Definition of put sth/sb up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sth/sb up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 提出(观点), 推举,提名(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 提出(觀點), 推舉,提名(某人)…
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