字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 143. The verb phrase today is to put someone up. Okay. Let's take a look at the note. All right. We haven't ... I think we got three meanings today and of course we have several examples to cover it. So let's look at the first one. If someone puts another person up. He or she provides a place to stay or accommodation or to accommodate them temporarily, for a few days or a week or something like that. Or maybe a little longer too. All right. So here, the first two examples would kind of cover this idea. When one of my friends visited I put him up for three days. So you let him stay at your apartment. He didn't have to go get a hotel. He could save some money you know, maybe you provided some other things for him, some meals or something, if you were being nice. Maybe you enjoyed his stay when he came. Maybe you even showed him around. I don't know but you put him up for several days. Well let's look at the second one. I put my cousin up for several months. So it could be that long, until he got on his feet again. All right. Well, maybe ... I don't know maybe he hit hard times. Maybe he lost the job. Maybe he got thrown out of his apartment. And you decided to put him up for a while , for a period of time. You know, as long as you know several months or something like that. That's another way you could put somebody up too. It could be a little longer. It's sometimes.. it's not always very temporary. Number three. All right. Well we got to go back to the, the other meanings up here. So if an organization puts someone up, they suggest someone for an election. All right. That's really the second meaning and so the number three will you know, refer to that one. The democratic party... that's an organization has put up numerous candidates as a possibility for the next election. Yeah. So they've put up a number of them. Of course. In the end it'll just narrow down to just one because you could really only have person in the end. But in the meantime they've put up a number of candidates a number of possibilities to be the person to run for their party. Okay. And the last one we have here is. Yes.A child could be put up for adoption. So a parent could put it up. So let's look at number four. She put her infant up for adoption. Yeah. There could be many reasons for it. Very often it might be somebody that's too young. Maybe if a very young teenage girl got pregnant she might do this. Or maybe somebody else. But if you put it up for adoption. That's another way that we say to put up for . Or to put someone up. So you put the child up for adoption. Okay. Anyway, I hope you got it. I hope it's clear. Thank you for your time. Bye-bye.