put into practice

Also, put in practice. Carry out in action, as in It's time we put these new ideas into practice. Shakespeare used this idiom in Two Gentlemen of Verona (3:2): “Thy advice, this night, I'll put in practice.” [Mid-1500s]


Nearby words

  1. put in one's place,
  2. put in one's two cents,
  3. put in order,
  4. put in the way of,
  5. put into effect,
  6. put into words,
  7. put it mildly,
  8. put it to,
  9. put lead in one's pencil,
  10. put money on

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