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Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To put'
Idioms - Verb 'To put'
|to put a damper on something||aguar la fiesta|
|to put a lid on it||callarse|
|to put all your eggs in one basket||jugárselo todo a una carta|
|to put an end to||poner punto final|
|to put down roots||echar raíces|
|to put ideas into someone's head||meterle ideas a alguien en la cabeza|
- Two guys started to fight, and that put a damper on the party.
- His wife decided to put a lid on her husband's affair for the sake of the kids.
- Don't put all your eggs in one basket. You should apply for other universities.
- Joe was too overcome with grief for his wife's death and he put an end to himself.
- After spending years going here and there, Deb put down roots in France.
- Sam's been putting ideas into Tom's head about quitting school and starting a rock band!
|to put in a good word for someone||interceder por alguien|
|to put a lead in one's pencil||ser un afrodisíaco|
|to put on airs/the dog||darse tono|
|to put on the map||poner en el mapa|
|to put one's back into it||poner empeño en algo|
|to put one's best foot forward||apretar el paso|
- A friend of Bob's put in a good word for me at the English Department in Oxford.
- I took Pam to this restaurant and I ordered shrimp to put a lead on my pencil.
- Jen puts on airs because she's moved to L.A. but she's no better than us!
- It was their second album, 'Morning Glory', that put Oasis on the map.
- I can finish the house by next month if I put my back into it.
- We were already ten minutes late for the meeting so we put our best foot forward.
|to put one's finger on it||decir exactamente qué es|
|to put one's foot down||imponerse, no ceder|
|to put one's foot in it||meter la pata|
|to put one's house in order||poner sus asuntos en orden|
|to put one's shoulder to the wheel||arrimar el hombro|
|To put one's thinking cap on||usar la materia gris|
- Sometghing's going on with Sarah but I can't put my finger on it.
- The man insisted on going to Miss Hilton's room but the receptionist put his foot down.
- Jake really put his foot in it when he told the boss his daughter was hot.
- Why doesn't Eric put his own house in order before telling me what to do?
- The project doesn't go forward because you don't put your shoulder to the wheel.
- If you put your thinking cap on you'll do the test in twenty minutes.
|to put out feelers||tantear el terreno|
|to put someone at ease||hacer que alguien se relaje|
|to put someone in his place||poner a alguien en su lugar|
|to put someone out of his misery||acabar con el sufrimiento de alguien|
|to put someone off their stride||distraer a alguien|
|to put someone through the mill/his paces||someter a alguien a duras pruebas|
- We have to put out a few feelers before launching the product into the market.
- The teacher told us what the test would be like and she put us at ease.
- Tommy was acting like a spoiled little brat so I put him in his place.
- The poor dog was dying and there was nothing we could do but to put him out of his misery.
- I can't study with music or the TV turned on, it puts me off my stride.
- Joe was put through the mill to get that job at the hospital.
|to put that in your pipe and smoke it||¡chúpate eso!|
|to put the cart before the horse||hacer las cosas al revés|
|to put the fear of God into someone||darle un susto de muerte a alguien|
|to put the heat on someone||presionar a alguien|
|to put the skids under something||hacer fracasar algo|
|to put to death||ejecutar|
- Our team beat yours! Put that in your pipe and smoke it!
- Ann's putting the cart before the horse, tha race hasn't even begun and she's already celebrating.
- You shoud've seen Mary's face when she saw us on the window! We put the fear of God into her!
- The workers have been putting the heat on the owner to raise the salaries.
- The neighbors got together to put the skids under the plans to build a new tower.
- My brother was put to death for a crime he did not commit!
|to put to the test||poner a prueba|
|to put two and two together||atar cabos|
|to put two and two together and get five||sacar conclusiones erróneas|
|to put up or shut up||aguantarse o callarse|
|to put words in someone's mouth||atribuirle a alguien algo que no dijo|
|to put your money where your mouth is||dar el ejemplo|
- All the candidates will be put to the test during the week.
- Liz didn't tell me she failed the exam, I saw her crying and put two and two together.
- No! I'm not doing drugs! You see me go out at night and put two and two together to make five!
- Phil says he's unemployed but does nothing to get a job. He should put up or shut up.
- I never said I wanted to leave! Don't put words in my mouth!
- If people want clean streets they should put their money where their mouth is!