put (someone) down for


: to write the name of (someone) on a list of people who will do or give (something)
Can I put you down for a donation?

Examples of put (someone) down for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Without a credit card to put down for a hotel room and without any identification to use for a lease, Hernandez struggled to stay housed. Kate Morrissey, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 July 2023 Related: 4 drowning deaths in Valley over weekend; How to be safe in the water According to Mesa fire, a police investigation found that the child had been put down for a nap in a trailer, located in the backyard of the family's residence. Kye Graves, The Arizona Republic, 30 May 2023 Abdulhadi died where he had been put down for the night. Louisa Loveluck, Washington Post, 10 Feb. 2023 While a nickname may never come, labels can be put down for Smittick and Jones and the offensive linemen that has been opening holes for them. Rick Kretzschmar, Dallas News, 23 Nov. 2022 Norway's beloved Freya the walrus could be put down for safety reasons, the country's Directorate of Fisheries warned Thursday. Wyatte Grantham-Philips, USA TODAY, 13 Aug. 2022 What is every original cast member of Pretty Little Liars up to these days?) have been put down for a nap. Samantha Vincenty, SELF, 12 Aug. 2022 The stadium near downtown Atlanta is expected to be selected as one of the hosts for the 2026 World Cup, though a natural-grass surface will be put down for that competition. Paul Newberry, ajc, 31 May 2022 The mice went into remission and survived long enough to be put down for old age. Max G. Levy, Wired, 9 Mar. 2022 See More

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“Put (someone) down for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20%28someone%29%20down%20for. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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