Meaning of “put sth into sth/doing sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

put sth into sth/doing sth

phrasal verb with put uk us /pʊt/ verb [ T ] (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)

If you put time, work, or effort into something, you spend a lot of time or effort doing it:

We've put a lot of effort into this project and we want it to succeed.

(Definition of “put sth into sth/doing sth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)