put

put
put
present participle - putting; verb
1) (to place in a certain position or situation: He put the plate in the cupboard; Did you put any sugar in my coffee?; He put his arm round her; I'm putting a new lock on the door; You're putting too much strain on that rope; When did the Russians first put a man into space?; You've put me in a bad temper; Can you put (=translate) this sentence into French?) poner, colocar
2) (to submit or present (a proposal, question etc): I put several questions to him; She put her ideas before the committee.) presentar
3) (to express in words: He put his refusal very politely; Children sometimes have such a funny way of putting things!) expresar
4) (to write down: I'm trying to write a letter to her, but I don't know what to put.) poner; escribir
5) (to sail in a particular direction: We put out to sea; The ship put into harbour for repairs.) echar al mar
- a put-up job
- put about
- put across/over
- put aside
- put away
- put back
- put by
- put down
- put down for
- put one's feet up
- put forth
- put in
- put in for
- put off
- put on
- put out
- put through
- put together
- put up
- put up to
- put up with

put vb
1. poner / colocar
she put the money on the table puso el dinero sobre la mesa
2. meter
he put his hand in his pocket metió la mano en el bolsillo
El pasado y participio pasado de put es put; el gerundio se escribe putting
put
tr[pʊt]
transitive verb (pt & pp put, ger putting)
1 (gen) poner; (place) colocar; (add) echar, añadir; (place inside) meter, poner
where did you put the matches? ¿dónde has puesto las cerillas?
she put the vase on the table puso el florero en la mesa
don't put too much salt in it no le eches demasiada sal
I put the letter in the envelope metí la carta en el sobre
she put her arms round him lo abrazó
Fred put his head round the door Fred asomó la cabeza por la puerta
2 (write, mark) poner, apuntar, escribir
what did you put for number six? ¿qué pusiste en el número seis?
3 (cause to be) poner
this puts me in a difficult position esto me pone en una situación difícil
he put other people's lives in danger puso la vida de otras personas en peligro
what's put you in such a bad mood ¿qué te ha puesto de tan mal humor?
4 (rate, classify) poner
I'd put him among the top ten cyclists yo lo pondría entre los diez mejores ciclistas
she puts her family before her job antepone su familia al trabajo
5 (express) expresar, decir
how shall I put it? ¿cómo te lo diría?
you put that very well lo has expresado muy bien
6 (calculate, estimate) calcular
I'd put the cost at 100 pounds yo diría que cuesta 100 libras
she put his age at 50 le echó 50 años
7 SMALLSPORT/SMALL (shot) lanzar
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to be hard put to do something serle difícil a uno hacer algo
to not know where to put oneself no saber dónde ponerse, no saber dónde esconderse
to put an end to something acabar con algo, poner fin a algo
to put in a good word for somebody recomendar a alguien
to not put it past somebody (to do something) creer a alguien muy capaz (de hacer algo)
to put one over on somebody engañar a alguien
to put paid to something estropear algo
to put something right arreglar algo
to put somebody on the train, plane, etc acompañar a alguien al tren, al avión, etc
to put somebody to bed acostar a alguien
to put somebody to death ejecutar a alguien
to put somebody up to something incitar a alguien a hacer algo
to put something out to contract subcontratar algo
to put something to good use hacer buen uso de algo
to put the blame on somebody echar la culpa a alguien
to put two and two together atar cabos
to put something up for sale poner algo en venta
to stay put quedarse quieto,-a
put ['pʊt] v, put ; putting vt
1) place: poner, colocar
put it on the table: ponlo en la mesa
2) insert: meter
3) (indicating causation of a state or feeling) : poner
it put her in a good mood: la puso de buen humor
to put into effect: poner en práctica
4) impose: imponer
they put a tax on it: lo gravaron con un impuesto
5) subject: someter, poner
to put to the test: poner a prueba
to put to death: ejecutar
6) express: expresar, decir
he put it simply: lo dijo sencillamente
7) apply: aplicar
to put one's mind to something: proponerse hacer algo
8) set: poner
I put him to work: lo puse a trabajar
9) attach: dar
to put a high value on: dar gran valor a
10) present: presentar, exponer
to put a question to someone: hacer una pregunta a alguien
put vi
1)
to put to sea : hacerse a la mar
2)
to put up with : aguantar, soportar
put
adj.
puesto, -a adj.
pret., p.p.
(Preterito definido y participio pasivo de "to put")
colocar v.
v.
(§ p.,p.p.: put) = lanzar v.
meter v.
poner v.
(§pres: pongo, pones...) pret: pus-
pp: puesto
fut/c: pondr-•)
situar v.
pʊt
1.
1) (pres p putting; past & past p put) transitive verb
Sense I
2)
a) (place) poner*; (with care, precision etc) colocar*, poner*; (inside something) meter, poner*

to put something in the oven — poner* or meter algo en el horno

did you put salt in it? — ¿le pusiste or le echaste sal?

he put it in his mouth — se lo puso en la boca

I put myself on the list — me apunté or me puse en la lista

put yourself in my place — ponte en mi lugar

she put the bottle to her lips — se llevó la botella a los labios

I put her on the train — la acompañé hasta el tren

not to know where to put oneself o (AmE also) one's face (colloq) — no saber* dónde ponerse or meterse

to put something behind one — olvidar or superar algo

b) (install, fit) poner*

we put a shower in the bathroom — pusimos una ducha en el baño

3)
a) (thrust)

he put his arms around her — la abrazó

she put her head around the door/out of the window — asomó la cabeza por la puerta/por la ventana

b) (send, propel)

he put the ball into the net — lanzó la pelota a la red

c) (Sport)

to put the shot — lanzar* el peso

4)
a) (rank) poner*

she puts herself first — se pone ella primero or en primer lugar

to put something above/before something: I put honesty above all other virtues para mí la honestidad está por encima de todas las demás virtudes or por encima de todo; he puts his art before everything else — antepone su arte a todo

b) (in competition, league)

this victory puts them in o into the lead — con esta victoria pasan a ocupar la delantera

c) (estimate)

he puts the cost somewhat higher — calcula que el costo sería algo mayor

to put something at something: I'd put the figure at closer to $40,000 — yo diría que la cifra es más cercana a los 40.000 dólares

Sense II
5) (cause to be) poner*

the doctor put me on a diet — el doctor me puso a régimen

it's not easy to put it into English — no es fácil traducirlo al inglés

to put something to good use — \<\<time/ability/object\>\> hacer* buen uso de algo

6) (make undergo, cause to do)

to put somebody to something: I don't want to put you to any trouble no quiero causarle ninguna molestia; I put her to work — la puse a trabajar; death, shame I 1), test I 1) b) etc

Sense III
7)
a) (attribute, assign)

to put something on something: I couldn't put a price on it no sabría decir cuánto vale; I put a high value on our friendship — valoro mucho nuestra amistad

b) (impose)

to put something on something/somebody: they put a special duty on these goods gravaron estos artículos con un impuesto especial; to put the blame on somebody echarle la culpa a algn, culpar a algn; it put a great strain on their relationship — eso sometió su relación a una gran tensión

8)
a) (instill, infect)

to put something in(to) something: who put that idea into your head? — ¿quién te metió esa idea en la cabeza?

b) (cause to have)

to put something in(to) something: the fresh air put some color into his cheeks — el aire fresco les dio un poco de color a sus mejillas

9)
a) (invest)

to put something into something — \<\<money\>\> invertir* algo en algo

I've put a lot of time into it — le he dedicado mucho tiempo

she had put a lot of thought into it — lo había pensado mucho

b) (bet, stake)

to put something on something — \<\<money\>\> apostar* or jugarse* algo a algo

c) (contribute)

to put something toward something — contribuir* con algo a algo, poner* algo para algo

10) (fix, repose)

to put something in something/somebody: I put my trust in you puse or (liter) deposité mi confianza en ti; I don't put much faith in conventional medicine — no le tengo mucha fe a la medicina convencional

Sense IV
11) (present) \<\<views/case\>\> exponer*, presentar; \<\<proposal\>\> presentar

to put something to somebody: to put a question to somebody hacerle* una pregunta a algn; the employers' offer will be put to a mass meeting la oferta de la patronal será sometida a votación en una asamblea; I put it to you that ... — (frml) mi opinión es que ...

12) (write, indicate, mark) poner*

what shall I put? — ¿qué pongo?

she put a line through the word — tachó la palabra

13) (express) decir*

how shall I put it? — cómo te diría?

(let me) put it this way: I wouldn't invite him again — te digo lo siguiente: no lo volvería a invitar

to put something well/badly — expresar algo bien/mal


2.
put vi (Naut)

to put to sea — hacerse* a la mar, zarpar

Phrasal Verbs:
[pʊt] (pt, pp put)
1. TRANSITIVE VERB
For set combinations consisting of put + noun, eg put a price on, put a strain on, put an end to, put at risk, put out of business, put in touch with look up the noun. For put + adverb/preposition combinations, see also phrasal verbs.
1) (=place, thrust)
a) (physically) poner; (with precision) colocar; (=insert) meter, introducir more frm; (=leave) dejar

I put a serviette by each plate — puse or coloqué una servilleta junto a cada plato

put it in the drawer — ponlo en el cajón

she put the chairs in a circle — puso or colocó las sillas en círculo

shall I put milk in your coffee? — ¿te pongo leche en el café?

you haven't put any salt in it — no le has puesto nada de sal

to put an advertisement in the paper — poner un anuncio en el periódico

he put a coin in the slot — puso or metió or more frm introdujo una moneda en la ranura

he put the letter in his pocket — se metió la carta en el bolsillo

he put the ball in the net — metió el balón en la red

to put sb in a home — ingresar a algn en una residencia

you should put your money in a bank — deberías poner or more frm depositar el dinero en un banco

I put a sheet of paper into the typewriter — puse or coloqué una hoja de papel en la máquina de escribir

I put my hand into the sack — metí la mano en el saco

he put his keys on the table — puso or dejó las llaves en la mesa

I put some more coal on the fire — puse or eché más carbón en el fuego

she put her head on my shoulder — apoyó or recostó la cabeza en mi hombro

my brother put me on the train — mi hermano me dejó en el tren

to put a button on a shirt — coser un botón en una camisa

she put her head out of the window — asomó la cabeza por la ventana

he put his hand over his mouth — se tapó la boca con la mano, se puso la mano en la boca

he put his head round the door — asomó la cabeza por la puerta

put it there! *(handshake) ¡chócala! *

I put my fist through the window — rompí la ventana con el puño

she put a bullet through his head — le metió una bala por la cabeza

he put the shell to his ear — se puso or se acercó la concha al oído

bed 1., 1), flight II, stay I, 1., 1), a)
b) (with abstract nouns)
Some put + noun combinations require a more specific Spanish verb. For very set combinations look up the noun.

the syllabus puts a lot of emphasis on languages — el programa (de estudios) hace or pone mucho énfasis en los idiomas

I wouldn't put any faith in what he says — yo no creería lo que dice, yo no tendría ninguna confianza en lo que dice

you can put that idea out of your head — ya te puedes quitar esa idea de la cabeza

this puts the responsibility on drivers to be aware of the law — esto responsabiliza a los conductores de estar enterados de la ley

blame 1., figure 1., 6), trust 1., 1), tax 1., 1)
2) (=cause to be) poner

to put sb in a good/bad mood — poner a algn de buen/mal humor

this puts me in a very awkward position — esto me pone or deja en una situación muy difícil

his win today puts him in second place overall — la victoria de hoy le pone or coloca en segunda posición en la clasificación general

to put sb in charge of sth — poner a algn a cargo de algo

to put sb on a diet — poner a algn a dieta or a régimen

the doctor has put me on antibiotics — el doctor me ha recetado antibióticos

3) (=cause to undertake)

to put sb to sth: it put us to a lot of extra expense — nos supuso muchos gastos adicionales

I don't want to put you to any trouble — no quiero causarte ninguna molestia

she put him to work immediately — lo puso a trabajar en seguida

4) (=express) decir

I don't quite know how to put this — la verdad, no sé cómo decir esto

you can put all that in two words — todo eso se puede decir en dos palabras

as Shakespeare puts it — como dice Shakespeare

to put it bluntly — para decirlo claramente, hablando en plata *

I find it hard to put into words — me resulta difícil expresarlo con palabras

to put sth into French — traducir algo al francés

how shall I put it? — ¿cómo lo diría?

let me put it this way ... — digámoslo de esta manera ..., por decirlo de alguna manera ...

to put it another way, it'll save you three hours — por decirlo de otra manera, te ahorrará tres horas

try putting it another way — trata de decirlo de otra manera

to put it simply — para decirlo sencillamente

5) (=write) poner, escribir

what do you want me to put? — ¿qué quieres que ponga or escriba?

put your name at the top of the paper — ponga or escriba su nombre en la parte superior del papel

put the title in capital letters — pon or escribe el título en letras mayúsculas

to put sth in writing — poner algo por escrito

I've put you on the waiting list — le he puesto en la lista de espera

put it on my account — (Comm) cárguelo a mi cuenta

he put a line through the offending paragraph — tachó el párrafo controvertido

to put one's signature to sth — firmar algo

6) (=invest) invertir

to put money into a company — invertir dinero en una compañía

he put all his savings into the project — invirtió todos sus ahorros en el proyecto

I put most of the money into shares — invertí la mayor parte del dinero en acciones

I've put a lot of time and effort into this — he invertido un montón de tiempo y esfuerzo en esto, le he dedicado a esto mucho tiempo y esfuerzo

she has put a lot into the relationship — se ha esforzado mucho en su relación

"I'm not getting much out of this course" - "well, you're not putting much into it, are you?" — -no estoy sacando mucho de este curso -tampoco es que te estés esforzando mucho, ¿no?

7) (=contribute)

to put sth towards sth — contribuir (con) algo hacia algo

I'll pay for the bike but you'll have to put something towards it — yo pagaré la bici pero tú tienes que contribuir con algo

I'm going to put the money towards a holiday — voy a poner or guardar el dinero para unas vacaciones

8) (=expound, submit) [+ views] expresar, exponer

this will give people an opportunity to put their views — esto dará a la gente la oportunidad de expresar or exponer sus puntos de vista

he puts the case for a change in the law — plantea or expone argumentos a favor de un cambio en la ley

she puts a convincing case — presenta or da argumentos convincentes

the proposal was put before Parliament — la propuesta se presentó ante el parlamento

to put sth to sb, how will you put it to him? — ¿cómo se lo vas a decir or comunicar?

put it to him gently — díselo suavemente

I put it to you that ... — les sugiero que ...

to put a question to sb — hacer una pregunta a algn

the chairman put the proposal to the committee — el presidente sometió la propuesta a votación en el comité

we shall have to put it to our members — tendremos que someterlo a la votación de nuestros miembros

9) (=estimate)

they put the loss at around £50,000 — calcularon or valoraron las pérdidas en unas 50.000 libras

his fortune is put at 3 billion — se calcula or valora su fortuna en 3 billones

the number of dead was put at 6,000 — se calculó or estimó el número de muertos en 6.000

I would put him at 40 — diría que tiene unos 40 años

some put the figure as high as 20,000 — algunos estiman que la cifra llega hasta 20.000

10) (=rank)

he put himself above the law — creía estar por encima de la ley

I wouldn't put him among the greatest poets — yo no le pondría entre los más grandes poetas

we should never put money before happiness — no deberíamos nunca anteponer el dinero a la felicidad

I put the needs of my children before anything else — para mí las necesidades de mis hijos van por delante de todo lo demás or son más importantes que todo lo demás

she has always put her career first — para ella su carrera siempre ha sido lo primero

11) (=set)

she put my brother against me — puso a mi hermano en contra mía

to put a watch to the right time — poner un reloj en hora

to put the words to music — poner música a la letra

12) (=throw)

to put the shot — (Sport) lanzar el peso

13) (St Ex) (=offer to sell) [+ stock, security] declararse vendedor de
14) (=bet)
see put on
2.
INTRANSITIVE VERB
(Naut)

to put into port — entrar a puerto

the ship put into Southampton — el barco entró a or en Southampton

to put to sea — hacerse a la mar

3.
COMPOUND

put option N — (St Ex) opción f de venta a precio fijado

* * *
[pʊt]
1.
1) (pres p putting; past & past p put) transitive verb
Sense I
2)
a) (place) poner*; (with care, precision etc) colocar*, poner*; (inside something) meter, poner*

to put something in the oven — poner* or meter algo en el horno

did you put salt in it? — ¿le pusiste or le echaste sal?

he put it in his mouth — se lo puso en la boca

I put myself on the list — me apunté or me puse en la lista

put yourself in my place — ponte en mi lugar

she put the bottle to her lips — se llevó la botella a los labios

I put her on the train — la acompañé hasta el tren

not to know where to put oneself o (AmE also) one's face (colloq) — no saber* dónde ponerse or meterse

to put something behind one — olvidar or superar algo

b) (install, fit) poner*

we put a shower in the bathroom — pusimos una ducha en el baño

3)
a) (thrust)

he put his arms around her — la abrazó

she put her head around the door/out of the window — asomó la cabeza por la puerta/por la ventana

b) (send, propel)

he put the ball into the net — lanzó la pelota a la red

c) (Sport)

to put the shot — lanzar* el peso

4)
a) (rank) poner*

she puts herself first — se pone ella primero or en primer lugar

to put something above/before something: I put honesty above all other virtues para mí la honestidad está por encima de todas las demás virtudes or por encima de todo; he puts his art before everything else — antepone su arte a todo

b) (in competition, league)

this victory puts them in o into the lead — con esta victoria pasan a ocupar la delantera

c) (estimate)

he puts the cost somewhat higher — calcula que el costo sería algo mayor

to put something at something: I'd put the figure at closer to $40,000 — yo diría que la cifra es más cercana a los 40.000 dólares

Sense II
5) (cause to be) poner*

the doctor put me on a diet — el doctor me puso a régimen

it's not easy to put it into English — no es fácil traducirlo al inglés

to put something to good use — \<\<time/ability/object\>\> hacer* buen uso de algo

6) (make undergo, cause to do)

to put somebody to something: I don't want to put you to any trouble no quiero causarle ninguna molestia; I put her to work — la puse a trabajar; death, shame I 1), test I 1) b) etc

Sense III
7)
a) (attribute, assign)

to put something on something: I couldn't put a price on it no sabría decir cuánto vale; I put a high value on our friendship — valoro mucho nuestra amistad

b) (impose)

to put something on something/somebody: they put a special duty on these goods gravaron estos artículos con un impuesto especial; to put the blame on somebody echarle la culpa a algn, culpar a algn; it put a great strain on their relationship — eso sometió su relación a una gran tensión

8)
a) (instill, infect)

to put something in(to) something: who put that idea into your head? — ¿quién te metió esa idea en la cabeza?

b) (cause to have)

to put something in(to) something: the fresh air put some color into his cheeks — el aire fresco les dio un poco de color a sus mejillas

9)
a) (invest)

to put something into something — \<\<money\>\> invertir* algo en algo

I've put a lot of time into it — le he dedicado mucho tiempo

she had put a lot of thought into it — lo había pensado mucho

b) (bet, stake)

to put something on something — \<\<money\>\> apostar* or jugarse* algo a algo

c) (contribute)

to put something toward something — contribuir* con algo a algo, poner* algo para algo

10) (fix, repose)

to put something in something/somebody: I put my trust in you puse or (liter) deposité mi confianza en ti; I don't put much faith in conventional medicine — no le tengo mucha fe a la medicina convencional

Sense IV
11) (present) \<\<views/case\>\> exponer*, presentar; \<\<proposal\>\> presentar

to put something to somebody: to put a question to somebody hacerle* una pregunta a algn; the employers' offer will be put to a mass meeting la oferta de la patronal será sometida a votación en una asamblea; I put it to you that ... — (frml) mi opinión es que ...

12) (write, indicate, mark) poner*

what shall I put? — ¿qué pongo?

she put a line through the word — tachó la palabra

13) (express) decir*

how shall I put it? — cómo te diría?

(let me) put it this way: I wouldn't invite him again — te digo lo siguiente: no lo volvería a invitar

to put something well/badly — expresar algo bien/mal


2.
put vi (Naut)

to put to sea — hacerse* a la mar, zarpar

Phrasal Verbs:

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