put something to the vote
put (something) to a/the vote
To hold a vote on something as a means of making a decision. We have our two options on how to proceed, so let's put it to a vote. The only fair way to decide is to put it to the vote.
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put something to the ˈvotedecide something by asking people for their votes: The issue was put to the vote.
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