put (someone or something) down as (something)(redirected from puts something down as)
put (someone or something) down as (something)
To view or judge someone or something in a particular way. I worry that the other kids will put me down as a nerd just because I won all of those academic awards.
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put someone or something down as something
to write down the name of someone or a group as something. (See also put someone down as something.) I will put you down as cook for the benefit luncheon. I put down John as a likely prospect.