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put sth at sth

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to guess or roughly calculate that something will cost a particular amount, or that something is a particular size, number, or amount: The value of the painting has been put at £1 million. I'd put her at (= guess that her age is) about 35.
Translations of “put sth at sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 推測,估計(某物的價格、大小、數量等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推测,估计(某物的价格、大小、数量等)…
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