put in for
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put in for (something)
To request, ask for, or apply for something. I'm putting in for a position in the company's office in California. You can put in for a raise, but I doubt the board of directors would approve it.
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put in for something
to apply for something; to make a request for something. I put in for a transfer, but I bet I don't get it. She put in for a new file cabinet, but she never got one.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.