Giải thích phrasal verb: put down

· Phrasal verb

1. Mang nghĩa "khiển trách"

=If someone puts you down, they treat you in an unpleasant way by criticizing you in front of other people or making you appear foolish.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • I know that I do put people down occasionally. 
  • Why do you put down other religions? (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Sao bạn lại chỉ trích đạo khác?)
  • She learned to stop putting herself down and comparing herself to others. 
  • Racist jokes come from wanting to put down other kinds of people we feel threatened by.

2. Mang nghĩa "viết xuống giấy, vở..."

=If you put something down somewhere, you write or type it there.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Never put anything down on paper which might be used in evidence against you at a later date. 
  •  We've put down that we would like some technology courses. 
  • Put down your name on the cover. (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Hãy ghi tên anh lên mặt bìa)
  • I had prepared for the meeting by putting down what I wanted from them.

3. Mang nghĩa "đặt cọc"

=If you put down some money, you pay part of the price of something, and will pay the rest later.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • He bought an investment property for $100,000 and put down $20,000. 
  • He's got to put cash down

4. Mang nghĩa "đàn áp, dẹp loạn"

=When soldiers, police, or the government put down a riot or rebellion, they stop it by using force.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Soldiers went in to put down a rebellion.
  • The rebellion was soon put down. (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Cuộc nổi loạn chẳng bao lâu đã bị dẹp)

5. Mang nghĩa "gác máy" (put the phone down)

=to put the telephone receiver back onto its base after you have finished talking to someone

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • She put the phone down and turned to me with a worried expression.

6. Mang nghĩa "đặt, bỏ cái gì đó xuống"

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Put down that damn camera. (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Bỏ cái máy quay quái quỷ đó xuống)
  • Are you in? Devote the four hours it will take you to read what i have to say, and I guarantee that when you put this book down you will understand how to scale what is working, remove what isn't, and create results for your business 
  • If you haven't seen it, put your coffee down and have a look 

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