put someone's name down

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Definition of put someone's name down

: to write down a person's name on a list of people (to be included in something) : to include someone among the people who will participate in something Can I put your name down for a donation?

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“Put someone's name down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20someone%27s%20name%20down. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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