Usage examples for putting

  1. The piece A takes out to enable putting on the rod or taking it off, A being secured in position by the bolt and nuts shown. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. I am glad to see you," he said, putting out his hand kindly. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  3. Quite sure you're not making a mistake in putting off going to England, Blachland? – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  4. I looked at the purse in astonishment; then, mechanically putting my hand into my pocket, I produced first one thing, and then another, and stared at them. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. Putting the case at the worst, they will not want money. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. It's like putting the work of a man on a boy. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  7. " And you," he laughed back, not putting her away. – The Way of the Gods by John Luther Long
  8. Do you mean by putting up a job on Darrin? – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  9. " Nay, never mind me," says Barbro, putting it off. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  10. Ah, well, I s'pose I've no call to be putting things into your head, only I should like to see you not quite so innocent, and better able to look after yourself. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  11. " I shall take you back with me, then," said Denoisel, putting his arm through Dardouillet's. – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  12. I told them I had thought some of putting in a few later on. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  13. You will pardon me for putting myself first. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  14. " I won't be very long putting my hand on him," he said. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  15. Perhaps that's the wrong way of putting it, but you know what I mean. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  16. Would you mind putting me up? – The Philanderer by George Bernard Shaw
  17. For he was, as she had said, always " putting her off." – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  18. It was to pay us for putting it in your name. – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  19. Do you suppose I am going to answer such questions as you are putting me because you repeat them over, Mr. Gridley? – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  20. By putting on all this show we're making them think we're afraid of them. – Harley Greenoak's Charge by Bertram Mitford