Remind one, as in You put me in mind of your grandmother . This idiom was first recorded in 1530. For a synonym see call to mind
- Put one into the picture
see: in the picture
- Put one off
1. Repel or repulse someone, as in His bad manners put her off, or They were put off by the bad smell. [ c. 1900 ] 2. put someone off. Persuade someone to delay further action, as in He put off the creditors, promising to pay next week, or They managed to put him off […]
- Put one over on someone
verb phrase To deceive someone; best someone by a trick (1912+)
[poo-tuhng-hwah] /ˈpuˈtʌŋˈʰwɑ/ noun 1. the form of Chinese, based on the Beijing dialect of Mandarin, adopted as the official national language of China.