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    gonghoujun is offline Member
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    Question Unable to understand these two sentences

    Dear Teacher,
    I have read two sentences and they are the same in sentence pattern:
    (1) But it was a new oenology graduate from Wagga Wagga's Sturt College, Rob Bowen, who really put the stamp on Mount Barker as a premium wine producing area.
    (2) Tony Smith was pleased and proud at the efforts of individual farmers who had put Mount Barker on the map as a quality wine producer.
    I am unable to understand 'put the stamp on Mount Barker as a premium wine producing area' and 'put Mount Barker on the map as a quality wine producer'. I wish you help me. Thanks!

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    Default Re: Unable to understand these two sentences

    "Put a stamp on" and "put on the map" both mean to authenticate, validate, or approve of.

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