putting everything on an iPad would produce significant advantages.
What [U.S. law enforcement is] doing is not putting a dent in what [drug traffickers are] doing.
We Indians are putting cars and trucks on our roads at an ever-dizzier pace: now nearly 3.5 million a year.
As those statements attest, Billy Sammeth is ready to be free of his past by putting it truly all behind him.
They were all about putting on glasses and exploring a reality that existed outside of the physical world.
Granger went on sorting out his papers, burning them or putting them aside.
“That is a very mild way of putting it,” said Hope, laughing.
"I hear it every day, sleeping and waking," said his mother, putting her hands to her ears.
"Clever," said Sir Stanley, putting his finger-tips together.
I am putting my little brick into the happiness of all and so my heart is at peace.
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.
1510s, Scottish, "to push, shove," a special use and pronunciation of put (v.). Golfing sense is from 1743. Meaning "to throw" (a stone, as a demonstration of strength) is from 1724; this also is the putt in shot putting. Related: Putted; putting.
c.1300, "a putting, pushing, shoving, thrusting," special use and pronunciation of put (n.). Golfing sense is from 1743.