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VERBAL PHRASES OF “PUT”
Put Away To set aside; to return something to its proper place To put away指把用過的東西收起來, 放回原處 或把東西收藏起來 Ex. Put away the book you just read. (把你剛看過的書放回原位. ) A. To put away 和 to put aside 意思略有不同. To put away 是把東西收起來, 放回原位. 但to put aside指的是把東西收在一邊, 未必是放回原處 B. To put aside 和 to put away亦均可表“儲存”. “存 錢”.
Put Down To suppress To put down 作“鎮壓”解, 通常後面接riot( 暴動), rebellion(叛亂)之類的名詞作受詞. Ex. It took two hundred policemen to put down the riot. (這個暴動動用了兩百名員警才鎮壓下來. )
Put Off To postpone; to delay; to hold off To put off其後常接until或till所引導的時 間副詞片語. Off亦為介副詞, 故若以代名 詞作受詞時, 應置於put與off之間. Ex. The meeting was put off until next week. (會議延期到下星期. )
Put On To place (some clothes, shoes, a hat, …)on oneself. To put on 指的是“穿. 戴”的動作. Ex. Why is John putting on his hat and coat? (約翰為什麼穿衣戴帽呢? ) 如果表示已經穿著的狀態(已經穿著了), 則用動 詞wear 或dress. Ex. John is wearing a yellow suit. John is dressed in a yellow suit.
Put An End To Something q. To cause something to end; to terminate something in a definite manner q. To put an end to something指中止某一件 事情, 也就等於to bring something to an end. q. Ex. You should help put an end to the quarrel. =You should help bring the quarrel to an end. (你應該幫忙停止那個爭吵. )
Put One’s Foot Into It To make a foolish remark; to commit a social blunder To put one’s foot into it指在公共場合講話 或舉止失當而處於窘境而言. Ex. Tom put his foot into it when he criticized the teacher standing behind him. (當湯姆批評站他身後的老師時, 他真的說錯 話了. )
牛刀小試 put your foot into it when you 1. You certainly______ told him that you did not like poetry. put an end to 2. It is up to the police to ____ these robberies. 3. They are tearing down that old building in order to _______ put up a new one.
牛刀小試 4. The firemen worked hard but were not put out able to _______the fire. 5. It’s cold outside, don’t forget put on to_______your coat before going to school. 6. There is an old saying in English which put off goes, “Never _______until tomorrow what you can do today. ”
牛刀小試 put down the rebellion. 7. The troop easily _______ 8. He has decided to _______ put away NT� 20, 000 a month to buy a new house. aside and do your 9. ____ Put that comic book ____ homework. put down 10. They had to call the police in order to _______ the riot. put off his dental appointment 11. Ken called to _______ until tomorrow.
牛刀小試 putting up several new 12. They are _____ buildings in that block. put an end to that kind of 13. You must_____ gossip.