Translation of put in French:

put

Pronunciation: /pʊt/

vt (p prés -tt- prét, pp, put)

  • 1 (place) mettre [object, person] (in dans sur) (on sur) to put sth through glisser qch dans [letterbox] to put sb through envoyer qn à [university] faire passer qn par [ordeal] faire passer [qch] à qn [test] to put one's hand to porter la main à [mouth]
  • 2 (devote, invest) to put money/energy into sth investir de l'argent/son énergie dans qch to put a lot into s'engager à fond pour [work, project] sacrifier beaucoup à [marriage]
  • 3to put money towards donner de l'argent pour [gift] put it towards some new clothes sers-t'en pour acheter des vêtements to put tax on sth taxer qch
  • 4 (express) to put it bluntly pour parler franchement let me put it another way laissez-moi m'exprimer différemment

Idioms

I wouldn't put it past him!

ça ne m'étonnerait pas de lui!

Phrasal verbs

put across

communiquer [idea, case]

put away

(tidy away) ranger 1.1 (save) mettre [qch] de côté 1.2 [fam], avaler [food]; descendre [fam] [drink]

put back

(return) remettre to put sth back where it belongs remettre qch à sa place 1.1 remettre [meeting] (to à jusqu'à) (until jusqu'à); repousser [date] 1.2 retarder [clock, watch]

put down

put [sth] down poser [object] 1.1 réprimer [rebellion] 1.2 (write down) mettre (par écrit) 1.3to put sth down to mettre qch sur le compte de to put sth down to the fact that imputer qch au fait que 1.4 (by injection) piquer [animal] 1.5to put down a deposit verser des arrhes to put £50 down on sth verser 50 livres sterling d'arrhes sur qch
put [sb] down déposer [passenger] 1.1 (humiliate) rabaisser

put forward

(propose) avancer [theory, name]; soumettre [plan]; présenter la candidature de [person] 1.1 (in time) avancer [meeting, date, clock] (by de à) (to à)

put in

put in [ship] faire escale (at à dans) (to dans) 1.1to put in for postuler pour [job, promotion, rise] demander [transfer]
put [sth] in installer [heating, units] 1.1 (make) faire [request, claim] to put in an appearance faire une apparition 1.2 passer [time] 1.3 (insert) mettre

put off

put [sth] off (delay, defer) remettre [qch] (à plus tard) 1.1 (turn off) éteindre [light, radio]
put [sb] off décommander [guest]; dissuader [person] to be easily put off se décourager facilement 1.1 (repel) [appearance, smell] dégoûter; [manner, person] déconcerter

put on

mettre [garment, make-up] 1.1 allumer [light, heating]; mettre [record, music] to put the kettle on mettre de l'eau à chauffer 1.2 prendre [weight, kilo] 1.3 (produce) monter [play, exhibition] 1.4 (adopt) prendre [accent, expression] he's putting it on il fait semblant

put out

(extend) tendre [hand] to put out one's tongue tirer la langue 1.1 éteindre [fire, cigarette] 1.2 sortir [bin, garbage]; faire sortir [cat] 1.3 diffuser [warning, statement] 1.4 mettre [food, towels] 1.5 (dislocate) se démettre [shoulder] 1.6 (inconvenience) déranger [person]; (annoy) contrarier [person]

put through

(implement) faire passer [bill, reform] 1.1 passer [caller] (to à)

put together

(assemble) assembler [pieces, parts] to put sth back together reconstituer qch 1.1 (place together) mettre ensemble 1.2 établir [list]; faire [film, programme] 1.3 construire [argument]

put up

put up [sth] opposer [resistance] to put up a fight combattre
put [sth] up hisser [flag, sail]; relever [hair] to put up one's hand lever la main 1.1 mettre [sign, plaque]; afficher [list] 1.2 dresser [fence, tent] 1.3 augmenter [rent, prices, tax]; faire monter [temperature] 1.4 (provide) fournir [money]
put [sb] up (lodge) héberger 1.1to put sb up to sth pousser qn à qch

put up with

supporter [person, situation]

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