French translation of put down
separable transitive verb
- [object] (on floor, table)
⇒ I'll put these bags down for a minute.
Je vais poser ces sacs une minute.
- (= pay) [money, deposit]
- (in writing)
⇒ I've put down a few ideas.
J'ai noté quelques idées.
- (= suppress) [revolt, rebellion]
- (= attribute)
to put sth down to sth
mettre qch au compte de qch
- [animal] [vet]
piquerto have an animal put down
faire piquer un animal
⇒ We had to have our old dog put down.
Nous avons dû faire piquer notre vieux chien.
- [criticize, humiliate] [person]
dénigrerto put o.s. down
Example Sentences Including 'put down'
Eppstadt ate a couple of mouthfuls of rare tuna, then put down his fork.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
The other one had been taken out of its wrapper and put down on the mantel shelf.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
I simply wait a few seconds, say absolutely nothing, then quietly put down the phone.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
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Translation of put down from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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