put into


put into
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "put into":
present tense I/you/we/they put into he/she/it puts into present participle putting into past tense put into past participle put into
1) put something into something to spend a particular amount of time doing something, or to make a particular amount of effort in order to do something

I put a lot of work into the speech.

2) put something into something to improve something by adding a particular quality to it

I want to put some excitement back into my life.

Try and put some enthusiasm into your work.

3) put something into something to invest money in something

How much are you prepared to put into the business?

4) put someone into something to choose someone for a job or position, especially an important one

John had been put into a job that in fact he was born to do.

5) put into something if a ship puts into a port, it stops there

English dictionary. 2014.

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