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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  • 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

    verb phrase

  • Put something on the street

    verb phrase To make known publicly something that others may not want known: put it on the street that he was into illegal stuff

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