put it about

put it about
Vrb phrs. Have frequent sexual liasons with numerous partners.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • put something about — the rumour had been put about: SPREAD, circulate, make public, disseminate, broadcast, publicize, pass on, propagate, bandy about. → put * * * often be put about spread information or rumors * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • put out about — bothered, annoyed, ticked off    What s Jan put out about? She seems irritated …   English idioms

  • put yourself about —    to be promiscuous    Mainly of males, from circulating freely:     By all accounts our friend put himself about a bit. (Blacker, 1992) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • put it about — put it aˈbout idiom (BrE, informal) to have many sexual partners Main entry: ↑putidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • put one about — (from Idioms in Speech) to worry (usually passive; to be much put about); or to be put to trouble by somebody else Yes, Miss, we re dreadfully put about, we don t know what to do. (J. Galsworthy) I hope I m not putting you about, I said awkwardly …   Idioms and examples

  • put someone about — chiefly Scottish & N. English upset or trouble someone. → put …   English new terms dictionary

  • put something about — Brit. spread information or rumours. → put …   English new terms dictionary

  • put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • put — verb past tense putpresent participle putting MOVE STH 1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something from one place or position into another, especially using your hands: put sth in/on/there etc: Put those bags on the table. | You should put …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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