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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyput down as
he/she/itputs down as
present participleputting down as
past tenseput down as
past participleput down as
  1. put someone down as something to think that someone is a particular type of person

    I'm surprised she was nervous: I'd always put her down as being very confident.

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