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    #1

    Put vs fill

    The applicants were asked to .in the application forms.
    1- full 2- fill3- put 4- feel

    Which of them is correct? I'm stuck between "put" and "fill".

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    #2

    Re: Put vs fill

    It's almost certainly meant to be "fill". A case could be made for "put" in the right context, though.

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    #3

    Re: Put vs fill

    So, "put" cannot work here. Right?

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    #4

    Re: Put vs fill

    Yes, it could, if the applicants were asked to submit their application forms.

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    #5

    Re: Put vs fill

    "To fill in an application form" has a different meaning from "to put in an application form". It is impossible to tell which the question-maker had in mind so both answers should be considered correct. However, if we are talking about probability, "fill in" is much more commonly associated with "application form" so that was probably the answer they were looking for.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: Put vs fill

    AE speakers will tell you that 'fill out' is what they do with an application form, so 'put' for them is more likely before 'in'.

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    #7

    Re: Put vs fill

    That's true, but we would be more likely to "turn in" or "hand in" an application form.

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