see: on the spot
- Put on to
verb (transitive, preposition) 1. to connect by telephone 2. to inform (someone) of (a person’s location or activities): I put the police on to him 3. to tell (a person) about (someone or something beneficial): can you put me on to a cheap supermarket?
- Put on weight
see: put on , def. 5.
noun, Finance. 1. (def 24). [poo t] /pʊt/ verb (used with object), put, putting. 1. to move or place (anything) so as to get it into or out of a specific location or position: to put a book on the shelf. 2. to bring into some relation, state, etc.: to put everything in order. 3. […]
- Put our heads together
Also, put their heads together. Discuss or plan something among ourselves (or themselves), as in Let’s put our heads together and figure out what we can give him for his birthday. This idiom, alluding to combining mental forces, originated in the late 1300s as lay our heads together and acquired its current form in the […]