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English definition of “put the shot”

put the shot

to throw a heavy metal ball as far as possible in a sports competition : He won the gold medal for putting the shot .Athletics Grammar:PutThe irregular verb put means ‘move something into a particular place’. The past simple form is put and the -ed form is put:
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