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    a few connotations of "put out"

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?

    Please put the light out when you leave the room.

    put out = to make a flame or light stop burig; extiguish; turn off.

    For years he had put out a weekly newspaper.

    It is a small restaurant, which puts out an excellent dinner.

    put out = to prepare for the public; produce; make

    He put out all his spare money at 4 % or better.

    put out = to invest or loan money.

    It puts the teacher out to be lied to.

    put out = to make angry; irritate; annoy.

    He put himself out to make things pleasant for us.

    Will it put you out if I borrow your pen?

    put out = to cause inconvenience to

    The runner was put out at first base.

    put out = to retire from play in baseball

    A Coast Guard boat put out through the waves.

    put out = to go from shore; leave.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Exclamation Re: a few connotations of "put out"

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
    Please put the light out when you leave the room.

    put out = to make a flame or light stop burig; extiguish; turn off. Ok

    For years he had put out a weekly newspaper. Ok

    It is a small restaurant, which puts out an excellent dinner. Ok

    put out = to prepare for the public; produce; make=publish

    He put out all his spare money at 4 % or better.

    put out = to invest or loan money.This is new for me.

    It puts the teacher out to be/about being lied to.
    He was little put out at not being invited to the wedding
    put out = to make angry; irritate; annoy= to feel upset or offended.

    He put himself out to make things pleasant for us.( to make an effort to do something that will help others) Ok

    Will it put you out if I borrow your pen? Ok

    put out = to cause inconvenience to

    The runner was put out at first base. Ok

    put out = to retire from play in baseball

    A Coast Guard boat put out through the waves. Ok

    put out = to go from shore; leave.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    A fine collections.

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