Take that: I’m not going. Put that in your pipe and smoke it
Take that information and give it some thought, as in I’m quitting at the end of the week—put that in your pipe and smoke it. This term alludes to the thoughtful appearance of many pipe smokers. [ ; early 1800s ]
- Put the arm on someone
- Put the bite on someone
- Put the blame on
see under lay on , def. 3; put it to , def. 3.
- Put the clamps on
verb phrase To seize, esp to steal (1940s+)