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  • Put someone through his or her paces

    Test thoroughly to see what someone can do, as in We put the new programmer though her paces, and she passed with flying colors. The idiom can refer to things as well, as in When we put the electrical system through its paces, we blew a fuse. The expression alludes to testing a horse’s ability […]

  • Putamen

    [pyoo-tey-min] /pyuˈteɪ mɪn/ noun, plural putamina [pyoo-tam-uh-nuh] /pyuˈtæm ə nə/ (Show IPA) 1. Botany. a hard or stony endocarp, as a peach stone. 2. a shell membrane. /pjuːˈteɪmɛn/ noun (pl) -tamina (-ˈtæmɪnə) 1. the hard endocarp or stone of fruits such as the peach, plum, and cherry putamen pu·ta·men (pyōō-tā’mən) n. The outer, larger, and […]

  • Put a lid on someone

    verb phrase To suppress; quiet; quell: Putting a Lid on The Kid (1970s+)

  • Put someone under

    verb phrase To arrest someone; collar, hook someone up, pinch [1990s+ Police; shortening of put someone under arrest]

  • Put someone under the table

    verb phrase To remain sober while one’s drinking companion(s) becomes drunk: She can drink most under the table (1921+)

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