To remain sober while one’s drinking companion(s) becomes drunk: She can drink most under the table (1921+)
- Put someone up
verb phrase To provide lodging for (1800+) see: put up , def. 5.
- Put someone up to
Incite someone to do something, especially a mischievous or malicious act. For example, My brother put me up to making those prank telephone calls, or They didn’t think of it on their own; someone put them up to it. [ Early 1800s ]
- Put someone up to something
verb phrase To incite or persuade someone: I know who did it, but not who put him up to it (1824+)
- Put something across