put sth together Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"put sth together" in British English

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put sth together

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
B2 to put the ​parts of something in the ​correctplaces and ​join them to each other: It took several ​hours to put the ​puzzle together.C1 to ​prepare a ​piece of ​work by ​collecting several ​ideas and ​suggestions and ​organizing them: The ​management are putting together a plan/​proposal/​package to ​rescue the ​company. It ​takes about three ​weeks to put the ​magazine together.
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  • If you put the ​pieces of ​wood together, you can make a ​fort.
  • We put the ​tables together so that everyone could ​sit together.
put together said after a phrase that refers to a ​group of ​people or things to show that you are ​thinking of them as a ​grouprather than ​separately: She ​earns more than all the ​rest of us put together. The ​population of the US is ​bigger than that of ​Britain, France, and Germany put together.
(Definition of put sth together from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"put sth together" in Business English

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put sth together

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (putting, put, put)
to prepare a ​piece of ​work by ​organizing several ​ideas and suggestions: put together a plan/proposal/package The ​management are putting together a ​proposal to ​rescue the ​company. It ​takes about three weeks to put the ​magazine together.
(Definition of put sth together from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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