put down

[ poo t-doun ]SEE DEFINITION OF put down

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUT DOWN

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

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.

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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