put before

phrasal verb
put before; putting before; puts before

Definition of put before

: to ask (a person or group) to make a decision about (something) The problem of downtown parking was put before the mayor/council. We should put this question before the voters.

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“Put before.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20before. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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