English version

put somebody/something away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput somebody/something away phrasal verb1 put something ↔ awayPUT to put something in the place where it is usually kept He put his toys away every night.2 put something ↔ awaySAVE MONEY to save money We’re putting some money away for expenses.3 put somebody away informalPUT to put someone in a prison or in a mental hospital If you are found guilty, the judge is going to put you away for life.4 put something ↔ away informalEAT to eat or drink a lot It’s amazing the amount that child can put away.5 put something ↔ away informal to score a goal, especially after other failed attempts He seized the opportunity to put the ball away.6 put something ↔ away American English informal to defeat your opponent in a sports competition Two plays later, Smith scored to put the game away. put→ See Verb tableFrom Longman Business Dictionaryput something → away phrasal verb [transitive] to save money to spend laterHe has a few thousand put away for his retirement. put→ See Verb table
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Verb table
put
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyput
he, she, itputs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyput
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave put
he, she, ithas put
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad put
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill put
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have put
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam putting
he, she, itis putting
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you, we, theyare putting
Past
I, he, she, itwas putting
you, we, theywere putting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been putting
he, she, ithas been putting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been putting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be putting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been putting
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