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. It was to pay us for putting it in your name. – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  3. " I won't be very long putting my hand on him," he said. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  4. 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)
  5. Quite sure you're not making a mistake in putting off going to England, Blachland? – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  6. By putting on all this show we're making them think we're afraid of them. – Harley Greenoak's Charge by Bertram Mitford
  7. Do you mean by putting up a job on Darrin? – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  8. 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
  9. " Nay, never mind me," says Barbro, putting it off. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  10. You will pardon me for putting myself first. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  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. 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
  13. " And you," he laughed back, not putting her away. – The Way of the Gods by John Luther Long
  14. Would you mind putting me up? – The Philanderer by George Bernard Shaw
  15. 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
  16. I told them I had thought some of putting in a few later on. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  17. Putting the case at the worst, they will not want money. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  18. Perhaps that's the wrong way of putting it, but you know what I mean. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  19. 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
  20. I am glad to see you," he said, putting out his hand kindly. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney