To identify or classify; recognize; peg: When I see a guy with a pull-over sweater under a double-breasted suit, I put him down for an Englishman (1950s+)
a city on the coast of Campania, on the north shore of a bay running north from the Bay of Naples, at which Paul landed on his way to Rome, from which it was distant 170 miles. Here he tarried for seven days (Acts 28:13, 14). This was the great emporium for the Alexandrian corn […]
/ˈpjutɪn/ noun 1. Vladimir (Vladimirovich). born 1952, Russian statesman; president of Russia (2000–08) and from 2012; prime minister (2008–12)
[flahyt] /flaɪt/ noun 1. an act or instance of or running away; hasty departure. Idioms 2. put to flight, to force to flee or run away; rout: She succeeded in putting the intruder to flight. 3. take flight, to retreat; run away; flee: The wild animals took flight before the onrushing fire. Also, take to […]
- Put in a good word
Make a supportive remark or favorable recommendation. For example, Please put in a good word for me with the supervisor, or When you see her, put in a good word for the department. The use of good word for a laudatory utterance dates from about 1200.