put

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 [ˈpʊt]


Per il verbo: "to put"

Passato: put
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
put [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (place)mettere vtr
 He put his glass on the edge of the table.
 Ha messo il suo bicchiere sul bordo del tavolo.
put [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (cause to be)mettere vtr
 He put all his affairs in order before leaving for Australia.
 Ha messo in ordine tutti i suoi affari prima di partire per l'Australia.
put [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (phrase, state)mettere vtr
 When I tell her, I'll put it in a way that won't upset her.
 Quando glielo dirò, la metterò in modo che lei non si sconvolga.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
put nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: option)opzione put nf
 He placed a put on the stock as insurance against a fall in price.
 Ha messo un'opzione put sulle azioni come precauzione contro un calo dei prezzi.
put viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (vessel, craft: go, move) (in mare)prendere vtr
  (in generale)mettersi v rif
 The aircraft carrier put to sea with eighty aircraft aboard.
 La portaerei ha preso il mare con ottanta aerei a bordo.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Ci siamo messi in strada alle 5 di mattina per arrivare a Roma all'ora di pranzo.
put [sth] in/into [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (insert)mettere [qlcs] in [qlcs], inserire [qlcs] in [qlcs], infilare [qlcs] in [qlcs], imbucare [qlcs] in [qlcs] vtr
 Please put the mail in the slot of the mailbox.
 Per favore imbucare la posta nella fessura della cassetta.
put [sb] with [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (place in the custody of)affidare [qlcn] a [qlcn], dare in affidamento [qlcn] a [qlcn] vtr
 The social workers put the child with a foster family.
 Gli assistenti sociali hanno affidato il bambino ad una famiglia adottiva.
put [sb/sth] to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (drive, force)mettere [qlcn/qlcs] in [qlcs] vtr
 The tank corps put the enemy infantry to flight.
 I carri armati hanno messo in fuga la fanteria nemica.
put [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (phrase, express) (dire)mettere vtr
  dire, formulare vtr
 Can you put that in plain English for me? I don't understand your technical words.
 Puoi mettermelo in inglese semplice? Non capisco i termini tecnici che usi.
put [sb],
put [sb] on [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(assign, attribute)mettere vtr
 Let's put John to work on this task.
 Mettiamo John a lavorare a questo compito.
put [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (estimate)indicare, stimare, valutare vtr
 I would put the cost at around five hundred dollars.
 Indicherei il costo in circa cinquecento dollari.
put [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (wager) (scommettere)puntare vtr
 I think I'll put twenty dollars on this horse. I think she'll win.
 Penso che punterò venti dollari su questo cavallo. Credo che vincerà.
put [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (apply)applicare vtr
 You should put your language skills to use in translating or interpreting.
 Dovresti applicare le tue abilità linguistiche alla traduzione o all'interpretariato.
put [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make)mettere vtr
 Let's put an end to this argument.
 Mettiamo fine a questa discussione.
put [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (pose: a question) (domande)porre, fare vtr
 Let me put this to you: How did birds evolve?
 Posso porti questa domanda: come si sono evoluti gli uccelli?
put [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (impose)mettere, introdurre, applicare vtr
  imporre vtr
 The government put a charge on applying for a driving licence.
 Il governo ha messo una tassa sulla richiesta per la patente di guida.
put [sth] on [sth],
put [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(add)mettere [qlcs] su [qlcs], caricare [qlcs] su [qlcs], aggiungere [qlcs] a [qlcs] vtr
 The shopkeeper put an additional shipping charge on the purchase.
 Il negoziante ha messo un costo aggiuntivo sull'acquisto per le spese di trasporto.
  Manca qualcosa di importante? Segnala un errore o suggerisci miglioramenti

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
wear a black hat,
put on a black hat
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
US, informal, figurative (be the bad guy)essere il cattivo vtr
gain weight (US),
put on weight (UK)
vtr + n
(get fatter, heavier)aumentare di peso, ingrassare vi
  prendere peso vtr
 Most college students gain weight during their first year of school. I've put on so much weight, my trousers won't do up!
 Molti studenti universitari aumentano di peso durante i loro primi anni di studio. Sono ingrassato così tanto che non entro più nei pantaloni.
be hard put to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have difficulty doing [sth])non riuscire a fare [qlcs] vi
lay your cards on the table,
put your cards on the table
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (be frank) (figurativo)mettere le carte in tavola, scoprire le carte vtr
 It's time for everyone to put their cards on the table.
put [sb] out of the running v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (end [sb]'s chances in competition) (anche figurato)mettere fuori dai giochi vtr
put a brave face on it,
put a brave face on,
put on a brave face
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
informal (endure [sth](informale)farsi coraggio vtr
 Let's put on a brave face and get on with it.
 Facciamoci coraggio e andiamo avanti.
put a bug in [sb]'s ear v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (subtly suggest [sth] to [sb](figurato)mettere una pulce nell'orecchio di [qlcn] vtr
put a crimp in [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (cause a slight problem) (figurato: ostacolare)mettere i bastoni tra le ruote a vtr
put a curb on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (restrict [sth])mettere un freno a [qlcs] vtr
put a damper on [sth],
dampener
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
informal, figurative (spoil [sth])pesare su vi
  rovinare vtr
put a gloss on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (make appealing)abbellire vtr
put a halt to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (end [sth], call a stop to [sth])porre fine a, mettere fine a vtr
 Quick action by the authorities put a halt to the street riots after the football match.
 Una rapida azione delle autorità pose fine ai disordini di strada dopo la partita di calcio.
put a lid on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (fix an upper limit)limite massimo, tetto massimo, plafond nm
 The manager decided to put a lid on pointless spending in the department.
put a spell on [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (bewitch)fare un incantesimo a vtr
  lanciare un incantesimo su vtr
 The witch put a spell on the man, who then turned into a toad.
 La strega fece un incantesimo all'uomo e lo trasformò in rospo.
put a spell on [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (charm, enchant)incantare vtr
 I suoi occhi mi hanno incantato.
  stregare vtr
 I suoi occhi mi hanno stregato.
put a spoke in [sb]'s wheel v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." UK, informal, figurative (plan: ruin) (figurato: rovinare piani)mettere i bastoni tra le ruote a [qlcn] vtr
 Peter was planning to go away for the weekend, until the boss put a spoke in his wheel by giving him a load of work to get done by Monday morning.
put a stop to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (end, curtail) (interrompere)mettere fine a vtr
  far smettere
 The students are cheating; we'll put a stop to that right away. Prohibition did not put a stop to people drinking alcohol, in fact the reverse was true.
 Gli studenti stanno barando, dobbiamo mettere fine alla situazione immediatamente.
 Il Proibizionismo non fece smettere alla gente di bere alcolici, piuttosto il contrario.
put a strain on [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (subject to stress)mettere [qlcn] a dura prova, mettere [qlcs] a dura prova vtr
put [sth] about vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." UK, informal (spread: a rumour)vociferare vtr
 It was put about that she was of loose moral character.
 Si vociferava che avesse un carattere dissoluto.
put about vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (nautical: turn around)virare di bordo, virare la rotta vi
 He quickly put about to avoid the boat hitting the submerged rock.
 Ha rapidamente virato di bordo per evitare che la barca andasse a sbattere contro lo scoglio sommerso.
put [sth] across vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (convey: message, point)far passare vtr
  trasmettere vtr
 He put his ideas across neatly and succinctly.
 Fece passare le sue idee in modo chiaro e conciso.
put all your eggs in one basket v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." proverb (rely on a single plan) (proverbio)mettere tutte le uova nello stesso paniere
 If you put all your eggs in one basket you risk losing them all.
 Se metti tutte le uova nello stesso paniere rischi di perderle tutte.
put an embargo on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (ban trade with)mettere un embargo su vtr
put an end to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (stop, curtail)porre fine a, mettere fine a vtr
 The fall put an end to her skiing career. I'll put an end to this nonsense right away!
 La caduta pose fine alla sua carriera sciistica. Metterò immediatamente fine a queste sciocchezze.
put [sth] aside,
put aside [sth]
vtr + adv
(place to one side)mettere da parte vtr
 Put aside what you are doing; it's time to have lunch.
 Metti da parte quello che stai facendo: è ora di pranzare.
put [sth] aside,
put aside [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (ignore, disregard) (figurato: ignorare)mettere da parte, lasciare da parte vtr
  ignorare vtr
 Let's put aside our differences, so we can come up with a solution to our common problem.
 Mettiamo da parte le nostre differenze per trovare una soluzione comune al problema .
put [sb] at ease v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (make comfortable)mettere [qlcn] a proprio agio vtr
  tranquillizzare, calmare vtr
 Gillian put us at ease before the test by making a joke.
 Gillian ci ha messo a nostro agio prima del compito raccontandoci una barzelletta.
put [sb/sth] at risk v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (endanger)mettere a rischio, mettere in pericolo vtr
 You have put our lives at risk by driving so carelessly.
 Guidando in modo così spericolato hai messo a rischio le nostre vite.
put [sb/sth] at risk of [sth],
put [sb/sth] at risk of doing [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(expose to)esporre al rischio di vtr
 We were put at risk of severe sunburn, working outdoors at midday.
 Siamo stati esposti al rischio di gravi scottature, lavorando all'aperto a mezzogiorno.
put [sth] at stake v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (risk)mettere sul piatto, mettere in gioco vtr
  scommettere, puntare vtr
 It was a large amount of money to put at stake but he was willing to take the risk.
 Ha messo sul piatto una somma piuttosto elevata, ma era disposto a correre il rischio.
 Ha scommesso una somma piuttosto elevata, ma era disposto a correre il rischio.
put [sth] away,
put away [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(tidy up, put in correct place)mettere via, mettere [qlcs] a posto, mettere [qlcs] in ordine vtr
  riporre vtr
 My dad told me to put away my clothes.
 Mio padre mi ha detto di mettere via i miei vestiti.
 Mio padre mi ha detto di riporre i miei vestiti.
put [sth] away,
put away [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
informal (eat: a large amount)divorare vtr
  (figurato, colloquiale)spazzolare, fumare vtr
 Tacos must be his favorite food because he can sure put them away!
 I tacos devono essere il suo piatto preferito, perché li ha divorati!
 I tacos devono essere il suo piatto preferito, perché li ha spazzolati!
put [sth] away,
put away [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(save: money)mettere [qlcs] da parte, mettere via [qlcs] vtr
 Every year, I put away some money for a new car.
 Ogni anno metto da parte qualche soldo per comprarmi una macchina nuova.
put [sb] away vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (commit to a mental institution)ricoverare [qlcn] in manicomio, chiudere [qlcn] in manicomio vtr
  (estensivamente)ricoverare vtr
  (informale)rinchiudere vtr
put [sb] away vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (put into prison) (informale)rinchiudere vtr
put [sth] away vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (pet: have killed)far sopprimere, far abbattere vtr
put [sth] back,
put back [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(postpone)rimandare, posticipare vtr
  rinviare vtr
 Ho rinviato il mio viaggio a Nairobi a causa di troppo lavoro arretrato.
put [sth] back,
put back [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(replace, tidy away)rimettere, mettere [qlcs] a posto vtr
 When you've finished the book, please put it back on the shelf.
 Quando hai finito di leggere il libro, per favore, rimettilo sullo scaffale.
put [sth] back on v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (anything wearable: wear again) (indossare)mettere di nuovo vtr
put [sth] back on v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (lid, cover: replace)reinserire, rimettere vtr
put [sth/sb] before [sth/sb] vtr + prep (prioritize more highly than) (dare la priorità)mettere [qlcn] davanti a, mettere [qlcs] davanti a vtr
  (essere più importante)venire prima vi
  essere la priorità v
 I will always put my children's welfare before my own desires.
 Il benessere dei miei figli viene prima dei miei desideri.
put [sth/sb] behind you v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (forget [sth/sb](dimenticare)lasciarsi alle spalle v rif
put [sth] by vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (reserve, keep to one side)tenere [qlcs] da parte vtr
put [sth/sb] down vtr + adv (place on surface)appoggiare, posare vtr
 Patsy put her pens down on the desk. The child's mother put him down and he ran off to play on the swings.
 Patsy appoggiò le penne sulla scrivania. La madre del bambino lo posò a terra e lui corse subito verso le altalene.
put [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (disparage, speak ill of)denigrare, screditare vtr
 You shouldn't put him down like that.
 Non dovresti denigrarlo così.
put [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." euphemism (animal: kill as an act of mercy) (di animale)sopprimere, abbattere vtr
put [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (write, make note of)annotare, segnare vtr
 I will put down that information in my notebook.
 Questa informazione la annoto nel mio quaderno.
put [sb] down for [sth] vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." ([sb] promises to contribute [sth](per donazione promessa)segnare, annotare vtr
 So, can I put you down for a $20 donation this month? That's very generous of you. Can I put you down for £1,000?
 Posso segnarla per una donazione di 20 dollari questo mese?
put [sth] down to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." UK, informal (consider as reason)segnare [qlcs] su [qlcs] vtr
put [sb/sth] down as [sth] vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (consider [sb/sth] to be [sth](per candidatura, possibilità)considerare vtr
put down roots v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (settle: in a place) (figurato)mettere radici vtr
 After years of wandering, we've finally put down roots in this area.
 Dopo anni di vagabondaggio, abbiamo messo radici in questa zona.
put [sth] down to [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (ascribe to)attribuire a, ascrivere a vtr
put faith in [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (trust, believe in)avere fiducia in, avere fede in, dare fede a vtr
  (religione)credere
 We need to do something now; we can't put faith in their promises of a future solution. As an atheist, I put my faith in the power of the human mind.
 Dobbiamo fare qualcosa subito: non possiamo avere fiducia nelle loro promesse di una soluzione futura.
 Da ateo, credo nel potere della mente umana.
put [sth] forth,
put forth [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(propose, outline)proporre, presentare vtr
put [sth] forward,
put forward [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(propose, suggest)farsi avanti, proporsi v rif
 The responsibilities were so overwhelming that no-one wanted to put himself forward.
 Le responsabilità erano così grandi che nessuno voleva farsi avanti.
put [sth] in [sth] vtr + prep (insert, place inside)inserire vtr
put [sth] in vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (contribute)contribuire, concorrere vtr
  (una somma di denaro)mettere vtr
 If we all put in £15, that will cover the bill.
 Se contribuiamo tutti con 15 sterline, copriamo il conto.
 Se mettiamo tutti 15 sterline, copriamo il conto.
put in [sth],
put [sth] in
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
informal (work)lavorare vi
  (figurato, colloquiale)fare vtr
 I put in 15 hours today.
 Oggi ho lavorato quindici ore.
 Oggi ho fatto quindici ore.
put [sth] in vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (say, make: a comment)dire vi
put [sth] in vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (submit) (domanda, richiesta)inviare vtr
 I've put an application in for that job.
 Ho inviato una domanda per quel posto di lavoro.
put [sb] in a fix v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (make situation difficult) (informale)mettere nei pasticci, mettere nei guai vi
put [sb] in a funk v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US, slang (depress)buttare giù vi
 The news really put him in a funk.
put in a good word for [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (say [sth] in support of) (parlare a favore)mettere una buona parola per vtr
 Dad's angry at my big sister; Grandpa's going to put in a good word for her.
 Mio papà è arrabbiato con mia sorella; mio nonno metterà una buona parola per lei.
put [sb] in a quandary v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (create dilemma)mandare in crisi vi
  creare un dilemma vtr
 Your offer has put me in a real quandary.
put [sb] in a tight spot v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (make situation difficult)mettere in una situazione difficile vtr
  (informale)mettere nei guai vtr
 Jacob's gambling debts have put him in a tight spot financially.
put in an appearance v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (show up, be present briefly)fare un'apparizione, fare una comparsata vtr
 The boss usually puts in an appearance at the annual employee picnic.
 Di solito il capo fa un'apparizione al picnic annuale dei dipendenti.
put [sb] in chains v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (enslave)mettere [qlcn] in catene vtr
 Millions of Africans were put in chains and sent to the New World.
 Milioni di africani furono messi in catene e spediti nel Nuovo Mondo.
put [sb] in danger v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (risk the life of)mettere [qlcn] in pericolo, mettere [qlcn] a rischio, mettere [qlcn] a repentaglio vtr
 He's putting his own life in danger by driving so recklessly. Don't wave those scissors near him; you'll put him in danger.
 Con una guida così spericolata mette in pericolo la sua stessa vita.
put [sth] in danger v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (risk the security of)mettere [qlcs] in pericolo, mettere [qlcs] a rischio, mettere [qlcs] a repentaglio vtr
 The success of the project has been put in danger by the recent economic downturn.
 Il successo del progetto è stato messo in pericolo dalla recente flessione economica.
put in for [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (submit request)fare richiesta per vtr
 Martha put in for 2 weeks of unpaid vacation at work.
put [sb] in jail v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (imprison)rinchiudere [qlcn] in prigione, mettere [qlcn] in prigione, imprigionare vtr
put [sth] in jeopardy v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (endanger)mettere [qlcs] a repentaglio, mettere [qlcs] in pericolo, mettere [qlcs] a rischio vtr
 The politician put his career in jeopardy by having an affair. You may have put his life in jeopardy.
 Il politico mise a repentaglio la sua carriera con una tresca. Potresti aver messo a repentaglio la sua vita.
put [sth] in motion v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (initiate, set off)mettere [qlcs] in movimento vtr
 Just say the word and the plan will be put in motion.
put [sth] in operation,
put [sth] into operation
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(initiate, set off)avviare, lanciare vtr
 It was time to put the plan in operation.
put [sth] in order v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (arrange correctly)mettere [qlcs] in ordine vtr
 The pages of the manuscript were muddled up so I had to put them in order.
 Le pagine del manoscritto erano sparpagliate, quindi ho dovuto metterle in ordine.
put [sth] in order v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (make correct)sistemare vtr
 Before he died, my father was careful to put all his affairs in order.
 Prima della sua morte, mio padre si assicurò di sistemare tutti i suoi affari.
put [sth] in perspective,
put [sth] into perspective
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(make appear proportionate) (figurato)mettere in prospettiva, guardare in prospettiva vtr
 The disaster helped me put my problems in perspective.
 Il disastro mi ha aiutata a mettere in prospettiva i miei problemi.
put [sth] in perspective,
put [sth] into perspective
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(make appear insignificant) (figurato)ridimensionare vtr
 The problems faced by people in developing countries certainly put our little problems into perspective.
 I problemi affrontati dalle persone nei paesi in via di sviluppo sicuramente ridimensionano i nostri.
put [sth] in place v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (implement)introdurre vtr
  mettere [qlcs] in atto vtr
 Several new security measures were put in place after the recent stabbing on campus.
 Sono state introdotte alcune nuove misure di sicurezza dopo il recente accoltellamento al campus.
put [sb] in his/her place v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (humble)reprimere, sottomettere vtr
put [sth] in practice,
put [sth] into practice
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(carry [sth] out)mettere in pratica vtr
 The new regulations have still to be put into practice. We have worked out the plan, and now it's time to put it into practice.
 Le nuove norme devono ancora essere messe in pratica. Abbiamo definito un progetto e ora è tempo di metterlo in pratica.
put [sth] in the deep freeze,
put [sth] into the deep freeze
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (stop, suspend an activity)sospendere vtr
  mettere in stand-by vtr
put [sb/sth] in the shade v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (outdo [sb/sth])oscurare, mettere in ombra [qlcn] vtr
  far sfigurare [qlcn] vtr
 Everyone was impressed when Fiona got her degree, but then her sister got a PhD and put Fiona in the shade.
 Fiona sorprese tutti quando si laureò. Poi, però, il suo successo fu oscurato dal dottorato conseguito dalla sorella.
put [sb] in touch,
put [sb] and [sb] in touch
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
informal (connect: with [sb] else)mettere [qlcn] in contatto con [qlcn] vtr
 You've never met Jeff before, but I can put you in touch.
 Non ho mai incontrato Jeff prima ma posso metterti in contatto con lui.
put [sb] in touch with [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (connect with [sb] else)mettere [qlcn] in contatto con [qlcn] vtr
  (telefono)passare vtr
 You've reached the wrong department, but I can put you in touch with someone who can help you.
 Ha contattato il dipartimento sbagliato, ma posso passarle qualcuno che può aiutarla.
put [sth] in touch v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (rugby ball: kick out of bounds) (rugby)far uscire il pallone in touch vtr
 She kicked the ball and put it in touch.
 Ha fatto uscire il pallone in touch con un calcio.
put [sth] in writing vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make official or binding)mettere [qlcs] per iscritto vtr
 Contracts for the sale of land must be put in writing to be valid.
 I contratti per la compravendita dei terreni devono essere messi per iscritto per essere validi.
put [sb] in his/her/their place v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (humble [sb](figurato)rimettere [qlcn] al proprio posto vtr
put [sth] into [sth] vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (insert or place in)inserire [qlcs] in, mettere [qlcs] in vtr
 To start the car, put the keys into the ignition.
 Per avviare l'automobile, inserire la chiave nel quadro.
put [sb] into care v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." UK, often passive (child: give government custody) (bambini)affidare ai servizi sociali vtr
 When James's parents died, there was no one to look after him and he was put into care. The couple were found to be unfit parents and their kids were put into care.
put [sth] into effect v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (law, rule: enforce) (legge)varare vtr
 The government should move immediately to put the law into effect.
 Il governo dovrebbe mettersi in moto immediatamente per varare la legge.
put [sth] into place v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (establish)istituire, fondare vtr
put [sth] into place v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (position correctly)sistemare, collocare vtr
put [sth] into words v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (express in language)esprimere [qlcs] a parole vtr
  (estensivamente)dire vtr
 I cannot put into words the debt I owe my parents for all their support.
 Non riesco a esprimere a parole quanto sono grato ai miei genitori per il loro supporto.
 Non riesco a dire quanto sono grato ai miei genitori per il loro supporto.
put it about v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." UK, slang (have sex with many people) (volgare)darla in giro vtr
 I hear Tracy's been putting it about with the entire football team!
 Mi hanno detto che Tracy l'ha data in giro a tutta la squadra di football!
put it about v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." UK, informal (disseminate information)mettere in giro la voce vtr
 Someone had been putting it about that the gang boss was getting soft.
put it away v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." slang (drink a lot of alcohol) (bere molto)trincare vi
  (figurato: bere troppo)alzare il gomito vtr
 Aunt Gladys was really putting it away at the wedding reception yesterday!
 Ieri la zia Gladys ha davvero trincato parecchio durante la festa di matrimonio.
put it on v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (show pretend behavior)esagerare vi
Nota: Commonly used in continuous tenses.
 The footballer fell to the ground clutching his leg, but the referee could see he was putting it on; he wasn't really injured.
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