Student or Learner
books.google.com/books?id=7dLbMvqrLz0C&pg=PA70&dq="put+on+more+wood "&hl=en&sa=X&ei=5MnCT_nkKMq6iwK-r_jsBw&ved=0CD8Q6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q="put on more wood"&f=false
"While Johnny put on more wood to build up the flames, the younger boy went to the tent to gather rags and a wax candle. "
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"In the kitchen, she put on water for tea."
What is "put on"? Is "put on" in "put on water" and "put on wood" different?
The wood was put on the fire, adding more wood to an already existing fire.
The water (in a kettle or pot) was put on the stove or some other source of heat to allow it to boil.