What is the Meaning of PUT ON?
put on s.t.
put s.t. on
place clothing, make-up, lotion, etc. on your body
- I put on a sweater and went outside.
- Put your socks on before you leave the house.
- I put on lipstick before I went to the restaurant.
- You should put your new perfume on tonight.
play a movie, CD, etc.
- You can put a movie on once the kids go to bed.
- She put on her favourite song and began to dance.
- Why don’t you put on some nice dinner music?
to organize an event
- She put this festival on all by herself.
- This play was put on by the community centre.
- I have no idea how to put on a fundraising event.
- My co-worker is going to put on a baby shower for her friend.
|present participle:||PUTTING ON|
|past participle:||PUT ON|
Note: Many phrasal verbs have more than one definition. All the definitions for PUT ON are not included here.