Put down

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Definition

to put down (a rubber): to place down, to lay down (a rubber); to cause (a rubber) to go from one's hand to be in a settled position
verb

Put the phone down (and I'll call you back): Hang up, replace the receiver (and I'll call you back)
idiom

Examples

  • "Bruno : Yes, but first I want you to put down the gun very slowly."
  • "Put those scissors down! That's vandalism!"
  • "I'm putting the phone down."
  • "I am 100 percent putting the phone down."
  • "Bruno : Look Harold, all that sounds great, but right now I'd just really like to find a place to put my suitcase down."
  • "Father : Put that down!"

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