put off a decision
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  • put off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms put off : present tense I/you/we/they put off he/she/it puts off present participle putting off past tense put off past participle put off 1) to make someone not want to do something, or to make someone not… …   English dictionary

  • put something off — POSTPONE, defer, delay, put back, adjourn, hold over, reschedule, shelve, table; informal put on ice, put on the back burner. → put * * * postpone something they can t put off a decision much longer * * * ˌput sthˈoff derived to change sth to a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • put — [poot] vt. put, putting [ME putten < or akin to OE potian, to push: mod. senses prob. < Scand, as in Dan putte, Swed dial. putta, to put away, push, akin to OE pyttan, to sting, goad] 1. a) to drive or send by a blow, shot, or thrust [to… …   English World dictionary

  • put — verb past tense putpresent participle putting MOVE STH 1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something from one place or position into another, especially using your hands: put sth in/on/there etc: Put those bags on the table. | You should put …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˌput sth ˈoff — phrasal verb 1) to delay doing something that you do not want to do You can t put the decision off any longer.[/ex] He was glad to have an excuse to put off telling her the news.[/ex] 2) to arrange to do something at a later time than you… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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