put (something) into words

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Definition of put (something) into words

: to express (a thought or feeling) in words She finds it hard to put her feelings into words. [=to say what her feelings are] He felt as though all three of them had reached an understanding they didn't need to put into words; …— J. K. Rowling

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“Put (something) into words.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/putting%20into%20words. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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