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put in for sth

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ ( present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  
to make an official request to have or do something: I'm putting in for a job at the hospital. Richard's finally put in for his driving test.
Translations of “put in for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 正式要求,申請…
in Chinese (Simplified) 正式要求,申请…
(Definition of put in for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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