put down for meaning

  "put down for" in a sentence
1. put sb down for sth to write someone's name on a list so that they can take part in an activity, join a school or other organization etc:
His parents have put him down for the best school in the area.
put yourself down for sth
You're pretty good at general knowledge questions. Why don't you put yourself down for the quiz?
SIMILAR TO: sign up
2. put sb down for 50p/£5 etc to write someone's name on a list with an amount of money that they have promised to give:
Sue was asking people to sponsor her on a twenty mile charity walk, and I told her to put me down for 10p a mile.

Examples

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  1. he was put down for the way he worked
  2. and put her in the hands of a murdering rapist i thought i put down for good
  3. and put her in the hand's ofa murdering rapist i thought i'd put down for good
  4. keep me from the net which they have put down for me, and from the designs of the workers of evil
  5. [bbe ] keep me from the net which they have put down for me, and from the designs of the workers of evil

Related Words

  1. put case meaning
  2. put dibs on something meaning
  3. put differently meaning
  4. put down meaning
  5. put down as meaning
  6. put down roots meaning
  7. put down to meaning
  8. put for meaning
  9. put forth meaning
  10. put forward meaning
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