- v. To ask or pose a question
“However, as he had been more than happy to demonstrate to Dantas Falcão the past few nights, it was a skill that also could be put to more pleasurable uses.”
“The yield of Indian corn from Charlotte Field had been huge; dozens of convict women were put to husking and scraping the grain off thousands upon thousands of cobs, and the wheat harvest had also come in much bigger than the blighting winds and gnawing grubs had promised.”
“Twilight still infused the sky with a subtle afterglow because the weather was fine; Richard walked so swiftly that Willy Insell was hard put to keep up with him, the rage in him growing with every step he took.”
“McCausland's instructions were to demand $100,000 in gold or $500,000 in greenbacks for the indemnification of the persons whose property had been put to the torch by the Federals.”
“It was well known in Italy, and from the thirteenth century onward it was the privilege of the nobility to be put to death by a machine of this kind, which was called mannaia.”
“Saragossa, Vincent, Fructuosus with Augurius and Eulogius, Quirinus of Siscia, the martyrs of Calahorra put to death on the site of the baptistery, Cassianus of the Forum Cornelium, Romanus, Hippolytus,”
““I understand,” Cliff replied icily, reading again from his Bible, “Leviticus Twenty-Thirteen: ‘If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall be put to death, their blood is upon them.’””
“This first year we are a work in progresshuman lab rats put to the test to build a better mousetrap.”
“According to the legend he was put to death, together with a companion Nicasius, in the pagus”
“Cara was the only face they could put to DeCoys for precautionary reasons.”
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