put down

[ poo t-doun ]SEE DEFINITION OF put down

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUT DOWN

Harriet put down the apostle-spoon in her hand and stared across at him.

He put down the milk-pails and, going over to her, put a hand on her head.

At something after two o'clock that night, K. put down his pipe and listened.

Macdonald, however, was not a man to be put down in his own shop and before his own admirers.

Well, I'll tell you somethin'—will you put down a good bet if I steer you straight?

Comrade Ossipon put down his rising surprise with a firm hand.

"Come in, Margaret, and put down your basket," said the colonel in a genial tone.

Mrs. Wilson put down her hook again, and leaned back in her chair.

He put down the glass, found his handkerchief and mopped his dripping face.

I shall not trouble myself to put down all that passed between us.

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