put into

phrasal verb

put into; putting into; puts into
: to use (a certain amount of energy or effort) when doing (something)
He puts a lot of energy into his performances.
: to invest (time, money, etc.) in (something)
We put a lot of money into (fixing up) that house.

Examples of put into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is this feeling of anything goes, so you’re not put into categories. Paul Croughton, Robb Report, 12 Apr. 2024 Under the rules, he'll probably be put into a 40-year mortgage. Quil Lawrence, NPR, 11 Apr. 2024 Initially put into development in 2018, the film finally went into production in May 2023 in the United Kingdom. Matt Donnelly, Variety, 11 Apr. 2024 What the legislation would do is basically put into law what Kelly did with an executive order nearly three years ago. Laura Bauer, Kansas City Star, 9 Apr. 2024 Still, the children were removed from their parents put into foster care, according to the lawsuit. Theresa Clift, Sacramento Bee, 9 Apr. 2024 While filming his first fight scene, Patel immediately broke his hand; Thomas recalls taking him to a doctor, watching Patel getting a screw put into his knuckles, and listen as the director-star was told that any further strain could permanently damage it. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 7 Apr. 2024 Justin Ziegler, a banquet manager for the hotel brand, which tops the best companies list this year, adds that Hilton has shown this through its vast array of benefits and the care managers put into getting to know their employees’ career goals. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 4 Apr. 2024 After a six-week run, the art exhibits were put into storage and never seen for decades. Melissa Adan, ABC News, 2 Apr. 2024

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“Put into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20into. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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