Definition of “put someone through something” - English Dictionary

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“put someone through something” in American English

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put someone through something

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


to cause, allow, or pay for someone to experience or do something:

I’m sorry to have to put you through this.
She’s putting herself through college.

(Definition of “put someone through something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)