1 put back Rate this phrase:(5.00 / 6 votes)
To return something to it's original place.

He carefully put the vase back on the shelf.

2 put back Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 2 votes)
To drink fast; to knock down alcohol.

She often put back a dozen drinks in one night.

3 put back Rate this phrase:(3.00 / 1 vote)
To postpone an arranged event or appointment.

The meeting has been put back to 5.00 pm.

4 put back Rate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)
To change the time in a time zone to an earlier time.

Don't forget that this Sunday we put the clocks back an hour.


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