||say it, express it
||She said, "He's my favorite cowboy." That's how she put it.
|put it on the bill
||charge a purchase, charge it, run a tab
||When I buy something at the grocery store, I put it on the bill.
|put me on
||(See putting me on)
|put my finger on it
||(See can't put my finger on it)
|put my foot down
||say no, say you cannot do that, no way
||When the kids ask if they can go to a restricted movie, I put my foot down.
|put my neck on the line
||risk my job or safety, stick my neck out
||As a manager, I'll put my neck on the line for a good employee.
||upset, unhappy, miffed, put out about
||He was put off when Nola refused to go out with him.
||do it later, postpone
||We've put off the wedding until Chad completes his education.
|put on a pedestal
||(See on a pedestal)
|put on airs
||pretend you are better or richer or smarter
||Martha would never put on airs. She is very sincere.