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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyput down for
he/she/itputs down for
present participleputting down for
past tenseput down for
past participleput down for
  1. 1
    put someone down for something to write someones name on a list so that they can take part in an activity or become a member of an institution or organization

    I’ve put my name down for the trip to Paris.

    It’s the sort of school you have to put them down for at birth.

  2. 2
    put someone down for something to write on a list that someone agrees to give or take something

    I’ll put you down for £20 then.

    Can you put me down for one of the puppies?

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