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put up with (someone or something)
To abide or endure someone or something that one finds unpleasant, inconvenient, or annoying. I don't know how you put up with John—he's such a loudmouth! I really like my job, for the most part, but I do have to put up with a lot of tedious busywork.
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put someone up with someone
to house someone with someone. I will put her up with my cousin, who has an extra bedroom. We will put up the lady with us.
put up with someone or something
to tolerate or endure someone or something; to be able to stand someone or something. I cannot put up with your constant whining any longer! We can put up with John's living here until he finds a place of his own.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
put up with
Endure without complaint, as in She's been very patient, putting up with all kinds of inconvenience. [Mid-1700s]
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put up with
To endure without complaint: We had to put up with the inconvenience.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.