|Put a brave face / front on something||To behave confidently, or as if someone were happy.|
Id: Bersikap percaya diri, atau seolah-olah bahagia
|Despite his troubles, he always tried to put a brave face on them.|
|Put a cap on something||To limit something.|
Id: Membatasi sesuatu.
|He suggested that we put a cap on spending in every department.|
|Put a damper / dampener on something||To make something not enjoyable.|
Id: Membuat sesuatu kurang (tidak) bisa dinikmati.
|The news about the loss of her father had put a damper on the party.|
|Put a lid on something||To stop something.|
Id: Menghentikan sesuatu.
|Please put a lid on it! I'm trying to concentrate.|
|Put a plug in (for someone or something)||To favor or advertise for someone or something.|
Id: Memuji; mengiklankan sesuatu.
|If you talk to the new manager, please put a plug in for me.|
|Put / Get something across (to someone)||To make something clear; to convince someone of something.|
Id: Memperjelas; meyakinkan seseorang tentang sesuatu.
|You need a different approach to get the difficult subject across to your class.|
|Put all one's eggs in one basket||To make things dependent on only one thing.|
Id: Bergantung pada satu hal saja.
|She should have diversified her investment instead of putting all her eggs in one basket.|
|Put something aside||To decide not to deal with something; to save something for future use.|
Mengesampingkan / menyimpan sebagai cadangan.
|Every student puts aside Rp15,000.- a month for the vacation.|
|Put something away||To save; to return something to its place.|
Id: Menyimpan; mengembalikan sesuatu pada tempatnya.
|Please put the books away when you finish reading.|
|Put one's best foot forward||To perform at one's best.|
Id: Tampil sebaik-baiknya.
|It's the final round. Make sure you put your best foot forward.|
|Put someone down||To criticize someone.|
Id: Mengkritik seseorang.
|She's always putting others down during meetings.|
|Put down roots||To settle; to establish a permanent residence.|
Id: Menetap di suatu tempat.
|The people moved east and put down roots in Tengger mountain range.|
|Put one's foot down (about someone or something)||To assert something strongly.|
Id: Bertindak tegas.
|My father put his foot down and told me not to go home late.|
|Put (something) forth||To put more effort.|
Id: Berusaha lebih keras lagi.
|If you want to succeed you should put forth.|
|Put (something) forward||To propose an idea.|
Id: Mengajukan gagasan.
|The plan that he put forward in the meeting was accepted by the board of director.|
|Put hand in pocket||To give money to charity.|
Id: Memberikan uang untuk amal.
|Kind hearted people are always willing to put their hands in their pockets.|
|Put one's house in order||To put one's business or affairs into good order, to solve one's problems.|
Id: Melakukan pembenahan; memecahkan masalah.
|The new manager has to put his house in order if he wants the business to survive.|
|Put something in a nutshell||To say / explain something concisely.|
Id: Menjelaskan secara ringkas.
|Can you put this long explanation in a nutshell?|
|Put in an appearance||To appear briefly at a place or an event.|
Id: Datang untuk waktu yang sebentar.
|I only intended to put in an appearance at the party, and left before long.|
|Put somebody in the picture||To explain to someone what is happening.|
Id: Menjelaskan apa yang terjadi.
|I didn't know what was going on in that room until he put me in the picture.|
|Put something on the line||To risk failure.|
Id: Beresiko gagal.
|He puts his reputation on the line by signing the agreement.|
|Put money up (for something)||To give the funding for something.|
Id: Mendanai sesuatu.
|The manager finally agreed to put the money up for the campaign.|
|Put your money where your mouth is||To do something rather than to just talk about it. |
Id: Mengerjakan sesuatu tidak hanya membicarakannya.
|Critics sometimes have to learn how to put their money where their mouth is.|
|Put (stick) one's nose in||To interfere in someone's business.|
Id: Mencampuri urusan orang.
|I wish she wouldn't put her nose in other people's affairs.|
|Put somebody / something on a pedestal||To behave as if one person is more important than others.|
Id: Bersikap seolah seseorang lebih penting dari orang lain.
|Villagers often put their religious leaders on a pedestal without questioning their words or authority.|
|Put on airs (Give oneself air)||To pretend to be better than one really is.|
Id: Berpura-pura lebih mampu dari yang sebenarnya.
|She's just putting on airs. Let's see what she can do.|
|Put something on the cuff||To purchase on credit.|
Id: Membeli secara kredit.
|Are you going to pay cash or put them on the cuff?|
|Put on the dog / the ritz||To make things special or dress formally for an event.||The Minister will come the day after tomorrow. We are busy putting on the dog for his coming.|
|Put someone on the spot||To ask someone forthright questions.|
Id: Bertanya tanpa tedeng aling-aling.
|He rather put her on the spot by asking whether she wanted a lift.|
|Put oneself out||To make oneself inconvenient.|
Id: Membuat diri tidak nyaman.
|Don't bother. You do not need to put yourself out at all.|
|Put someone up||To provide accommodation.|
Id: Menyediakan akomodasi.
|We put him up for several days and showed him around.|
|Put your shoulder to the wheel||To work hard.|
Id: Bekerja keras.
|Let's put our shoulder to the wheel and hope we can finish before the deadline.|
|Put the bite on someone||To try to get money from someone.|
Id: Mencoba memeras seseorang.
|When I began to trust her, she tried to put the bite on me.|
|Put the finger on someone||To accuse / identify someone.|
Id: Menuduh / mengidentifikasi seseorang.
|Don't put the finger on me for something I never did.|
|Put the heat / screws on someone||To pressure someone to do something.|
Id: Memaksa / menekan seseorang.
|The manager often puts the heat on his staff to work overtime.|
|Put the moves / the make / the hard word on someone||To try to seduce someone.|
Id: Mencoba merayu seseorang.
|When I noticed that he was putting the moves on Eka last night, I left.|
|Put the roses in somebody's cheeks||To make someone look fit and healthy.|
Id: Membuat seseorang tampak sehat.
|You should do more exercise to put the roses back in your cheeks.|
|Put someone or something through (to someone)||To connect by telephone.|
Id: Menyambungkan lewat telpon.
|Hold on, please. I'll put you through to him.|
|Put somebody through the mill||To test someone by asking difficult questions.|
Id: Menguji seseorang dengan memberi pertanyaan sulit.
|The manager put me through the mill on the day of the interview.|
Reference: The Free Dictionary - Idioms