Her own development was largely due to the responsibility that was put upon her in the training of another person.
Richard was in his element when the school was put upon its muscle.
She knew that the life of her friend was in this mans keepingthe gift of one who had put upon her the ultimate insult.
She carried two of them, one already lighted, which she put upon the table.
Heaven protect you,” he said, humbly, “and forgive me for the insult I put upon you.
And so here, just as at home, all the work was put upon his shoulders.
And yet, he averred that it was absolutely necessary that Captain Doughty should be put upon his trial.
Then he took Earlstoun to his own house, and put upon him a long dress of his wife's.
The high-pitched phrases of the obituary poems confess the strain he put upon himself to publish his grief.
She would give them to a waiter, and see that they were put upon their table.
late Old English *putian, implied in putung "instigation, an urging," literally "a putting;" related to pytan "put out, thrust out" (of eyes), probably from a Germanic stem that also produced Danish putte "to put," Swedish dialectal putta; Middle Dutch pote "scion, plant," Dutch poten "to plant," Old Norse pota "to poke."
Meaning "act of casting a heavy stone overhead" (as a trial of strength) is attested from c.1300. Obsolete past tense form putted is attested 14c.-15c. To put down "end by force or authority" (a rebellion, etc.) is from c.1300. Adjective phrase put out "angry, upset" is first recorded 1887; to put out, of a woman, "to offer oneself for sex" is from 1947. To put upon (someone) "play a trick on, impose on" is from 1690s. To put up with "tolerate, accept" (1755) was originally to put up, as in "to pocket." To put (someone) on "deceive" is from 1958.