put/set pen to paper

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Definition of put/set pen to paper

: to write or begin to write something She thought about writing a novel for several years before she finally put pen to paper.

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put/set one's mind to (something)

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“Put/set pen to paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%2Fset%20pen%20to%20paper. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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