put with

put with

1. To set, place, or lay someone or something alongside someone or something else. Put her with the other prisoners in the cell. You can put that vase with the white lamp in the hallway.
2. To assign one to work with or alongside with some person or group. The teacher put me with Tommy for the history project. Let's put her with the advanced class.
3. To find a person, group, or company for someone to be with. The recruitment agency was able to put me with an advertising company as their new financial manager. They put the foster child with a couple who were very eager to adopt him.
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put someone or something with someone

to place someone or something with someone; to assign someone or something to someone. I will put David with you and let you two work together for a while. I will put this project with you for the time being.
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By combining the purchase of a protective put with the sale of a covered call, you can create a protective collar, offering downside protection and limiting upside potential, with little or no out-of-pocket cost.
In the state championships in Sacramento, Williams was a surprise winner in the shot put with a heave of 62 feet, 8 1/2 inches, fifth on the area's all-time list.
A stroke of good fortune put John Godina into the World Track Championships in the shot put with a wild-card invitation after he failed to qualify for the U.