Meaning of “put sth by” in the English Dictionary


"put sth by" in English

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(Definition of “put sth by” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"put sth by" in Business English

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put sth by

phrasal verb with put uk /pʊt/ us verb putting, put, put

to save an amount of money to use later:

When we started the company, we put money by to deal with emergencies.

(Definition of “put sth by” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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