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Phrasal Verb: Put

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Here is another opportunity for you to practise using phrasal verbs. Phrasal verbs with 'put' are extremely common and here are just a few of them. In each sentence, decide which phrasal verb is needed to complete it correctly. I've put the meanings of the phrasal verbs below to help you decide. Don't put it off until tomorrow! Do this lesson now!

Phrasal Verbs with Put

Put off - postpone, leave until a later time.
Put up with - to tolerate.
Put down - to insult.
Put on - to dress oneself.
Put up - to erect.
Put across - to communicate something.
Put out - to publish.
Put back - to put something where it was previously.

Lesson by Caroline Devane

Now decide which phrasal verb is needed in each sentence:

  • 1. I can't ___ him anymore, he's driving me crazy!

  • 2. Please ___ the milk when you're finished with it.

  • 3. Can we ___ the meeting until Wednesday please?

  • 4. He ___ all the time, I don't know why she's still with him.

  • 5. They ___ a new newsletter every Friday. It's worth reading.

  • 6. I was trying to ___ my point of view but no one was listening.

  • 7. I ___ a beautiful dress and my high heels.

  • 8. I can't ___ the tent. I think it's broken.