|put your foot in your mouth
||say something that causes pain or embarrassment
||If you speak the truth, you will often put your foot in your mouth.
|put your heart into it
||try hard, do your best, give it your best shot
||If you hope to succeed in life, you have to put your heart into it.
|put your mind to it
||use the power of your mind, be focused, mind over matter
||You can do this calculus problem if you put your mind to it.
Find a quiet place to work and apply all of your skill.
|put your money where your mouth is
||pay what you offered, put up or shut up
||I accept your offer. Now put your money where your mouth is.
|put your shoulder to the wheel
||begin to work
||If you want a share of the profits, put your shoulder to the wheel.
|put yourself out
||give too much, sacrifice, go to a lot of trouble (see go to any trouble)
||When I visit, don't put yourself out. Don't do anything special.
|put yourself through college
||earn money to pay for your college education
||You need a good summer job to put yourself through college.
|putting me on
||joking, fooling me, kidding me
||You won a Nobel Prize? You're putting me on!
|putting on the ritz
||dressing fancy or classy, doing things high class
||She's dining and dancing in Paris. She's putting on the ritz!