English definition of “put sth down”
put sth down — Phrasal Verb with put
/pʊt/ verb [T] (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
STOP HOLDING › to put something that you are holding onto the floor or onto another surface: I'll just put my bag down for a minute, it's rather heavy.
TELEPHONE UK › If you put the phone down, you put the part of the telephone that you speak into back to its usual position.
ANIMAL › to kill an animal, usually because it is suffering