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She put her hand on Cliff's arm.
Did I put my wallet in your bag?
Where did you put the newspaper?
A great goal put Liverpool ahead.
I wish you hadn't told me – it puts me in a really difficult position.
Several jobs have been put in jeopardy as a result of the merger.
She was put in charge of the marketing department.
I hate being put under so much pressure.
He was put to work filing all the papers.
Supermarkets have put many smaller shops out of business.
That argument put me in a bad mood for the rest of the day.
There has been a lot of criticism of the way the proposals were put into effect.
The law puts farmers in this country at a disadvantage.
Put a tick by the correct answer.
I'll put a note at the bottom of the card.
I'll put it in my diary.
You've put the comma in the wrong place.
We've had to put my mother in a nursing home.
If we put the kids in one room, Jean can sleep in Adam's room.
The government has promised to put more police officers on the street.
What time do you put the kids to bed?
She put it very well when she described him as 'brilliant but lazy'.
There are plans to put ten new houses on the site.
We decided to put the office upstairs.
I'd put Monet among the best artists of the century.
They're so different, you can't even put them in the same category.
He put the shot for the United States in the last three Olympic Games.
As John put it, 'Life would be nice if we didn't have to work'.
Let me put it this way, he's rich, but he's certainly not attractive.
Dad suddenly stood up and started dancing – I didn't know where to put myself.
The company had been accused of putting profits before safety.
I was upset at the time, but I've managed to put it behind me.
You know I always put my family first.
It's a rare piece of jewellery, but I wouldn't like to put a value on it.
Put simply, it was an offer we couldn't refuse.
You ought to put a stop to that sort of behaviour.
I think I ought to put you straight – John is just my business partner.
Put yourself in my place. How would you feel if someone took your job?
To put it bluntly, their demands are unreasonable.
Jack wasn't very happy, to put it mildly.
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