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put sth back

phrasal verb with put
 
 
/pʊt/ verb [T] ( present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
B1 to put something where it was before it was moved: I put the book back on the shelf.Placing and positioning an object
Translations of “put sth back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 放回原處, 將…放回原處…
in Russian класть на место…
in Turkish eski yerine koymak, yerleştirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放回原处, 将…放回原处…
in Polish odkładać coś…
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