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put sth towards sth

UK (US put sth toward sth)
phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to use an ​amount of ​money to ​paypart of the ​cost of something: My ​grandma gave me some ​money to put towards a new ​coat.
(Definition of put sth towards sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 拿出(一定量的钱)贴补着买……
in Chinese (Traditional) 拿出(一定量的錢)貼補著買……
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