put to it


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put to it

strained or exhausted. Man, I'm really put to it! What a day! John was put to it to get there on time.
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put to it

mod. in trouble or difficulty; hard up (for something such as money). (As if one’s back were put to the wall.) Sorry, I can’t lend you anything. I’m a bit put to it this month.
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put to it

To cause extreme difficulty for: We were put to it to finish the book on time.
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