Put Up To

How to Conjugate Put Up To

  • Infinitive: Put Up To
  • Present Tense: Put Up To/ Puts Up To
  • -ing Form: Putting Up To
  • Past Tense: Put Up To
  • Past Participle: Put Up To
Put Up To is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Put Up To:

1. To encourage or persuade someone to do something.

Examples: His brother put him up to drinking for the first time.
Nobody can put me up to anything I don’t wanna do.

2. To move something closer to something.

Examples: Cashiers put any large bill over $10 up to the light to ensure its authenticity.
Can you put the phone up to your mouth? I’m having trouble hearing you.

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