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Meaning: Allow someone to stay at your house for a night or a few days.
Example: She PUT me UP for the night because I'd missed the last bus and there were no night buses running.
Meaning: Increase prices, taxes, duties, etc.
Example: The government has PUT tuition fees for undergraduate students UP again.
Meaning: Show skill or determination in a contest, competition, fight, etc
Example: They PUT UP a great fight but lost.