Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “put sth on” en inglés

put sth on

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

(OPERATE)

A2 mainly UK to make a device operate, or to cause a device to play something, such as a CD or DVD, by pressing a switch: Could you put the light on? Do you mind if I put the television/some music on? Don't forget to put the brake on.

(COVER BODY)

A2 to cover part of the body with clothes, shoes, make-up, or something similar: Put your shoes on - we're going out. He put on his jacket. She puts face cream on every night.

(PRETEND)

to pretend to have a particular feeling or way of behaving that is not real or natural to you: Why are you putting on that silly voice? There's no need to put on that injured expression - you know you're in the wrong. I can't tell whether he's really upset, or if he's just putting it on.

(PRODUCE)

mainly UK to produce or provide something, especially for the good of other people or for a special purpose: She put on a wonderful meal for us. They've put on a late-night bus service for students.

(GET HEAVIER)

B1 If people or animals put weight on, they become heavier: I'd expected to put weight on when I gave up smoking, but I didn't. He's put on ten pounds in the last month.
(Definition of put sth on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de put sth on
Buscar en temas relacionados

Estás viendo una entrada relacionada con Giving, providing and supplying, pero quizás te interesen estos temas del área temática Giving, providing and supplying

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“put sth on” in English

    Definiciones de “put sth on” en otros diccionarios

    Palabra del día

    give the green light to sth

    to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen

    Palabra del día

    Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

    by Liz Walter,
    October 22, 2014
    We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

    Aprende más 

    life tracking noun

    October 20, 2014
    the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

    Aprende más