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English definition of “put sth up”

put sth up

(RAISE) phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
B1 to raise something, or to fix something in a raised position : Why don't you put up your hood / umbrella ? I put my hand up to ask the teacher a question . I put my hair up (= fixed it into a position on the top of my head ) for the wedding .Placing and positioning an objectRaising and lowering
(Definition of put sth up (RAISE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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