|put 'em up
||raise your hands, reach for the sky
||Merv sticks his finger in my ribs and says, "Put 'em up."
||not have the courage to say what you think, wimp
||"Say what you believe!" Marilyn shouted. "Stop pussyfooting
around here like we're made of crystal!"
|put 'er there
||let us shake hands, I want to shake hands with you
||After the argument, I apologized and said, "Put 'er there, eh."
|put a bug in my ear
||told me secretly, a little bird told me
||"Who told you I need a wallet?" "Mom put a bug in my ear."
|put a different slant on it
||change the way you see it, change your view, put things in perspective
||If you called the police because you thought I needed help, that puts a different slant on it.
|put a hex on me
||bring a curse upon me, put me under a spell
||I haven't won a game of cards today. Did you put a hex on me?
|put a lid on it
||do not be noisy, keep it down
||When we shout, he says, "Put a lid on it. Not so loud, eh."
|put all your eggs in...
||(See all your eggs in one basket)
|put an end to
||stop or end it, cause it to stop
||The policeman came and put an end to the fighting.
||eat or drink, pig out
||Dennis has a good appetite. He put away ten pancakes!