- From put up + with. (Wiktionary)
“And there was Norton's Pink Paradise if, for the sake of getting by in peace, you could pander to Septimus Norton's rajah-complex and put up with his delusions of grandeur.”
“My grandmother, Mabel Marvin Pierce, was a country girl and both she and my Aunt Charlotte put up with no nonsense.”
“And finally, the biggest thank-you goes to Rachel Bien, for everything you have put up with and everything you have pushed me to do.”
“So the women and girls who worked Sin City moved back into town, where they didn't have to put up with the doctors 'probings.”
“From the way Mrs Mason reacted the other night it's obvious that she can't put up with too much stress.”
“When he had rated him thoroughly, I said to him, "Sir, you ought to put up with a good deal from Poynce, for he served your father and your grandfather before you.”
“And finally, my family, who have put up with night owl, grumbleguts Daddy and his bloody keyboard for longer than they care to remember.”
“Pirithoos had found himself just the right girl: some great lord's daughter, and a Lapith of the Lapiths, one who like her mother before her would put up with a roving man.”
“If he can put up with a fumble-fingered old harper.”
“And Squire Bentley said, ` If English gentlemen would marry American women, they must put up with American women's ways, 'and so on.”
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Words and phrases George Orwell criticizes in his essay 'Politics and the English Language'.
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