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Put someone in the picture

verb phrase

To give necessary orienting data; brief; BRING someone UP TO SPEED: Nobody put me in the picture, and I was confused for weeks (1942+)


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  • Put someone on

    verb phrase To fool someone, esp by pretending; tease: The Countess who adores the poet pities him and puts him ”on” (1896+) see: put on , def. 4.

  • Put someone on the floor

    verb phrase To please someone enormously; PUT someone or something AWAY, KNOCK someone OUT: Schaefer said the strip ”put me on the floor” (1970s+)

  • Put someone on the spot

    verb phrase

  • Put someone on to someone

    verb phrase To introduce someone; get someone access to: that little Andronica you put me onto (1887+)

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