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Definición de “put sb down” en inglés

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put sb down

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

(INSULT)

informal to make someone feel silly or not important by criticizing them: Why did you have to put me down in front of everybody like that?

(LAY DOWN)

to place and make a baby comfortable in the place where it sleeps: I'd just put Jack down for his nap.
(Definition of put sb down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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