■ 6 [PHRASAL VERB] V n P △If you put someone out, you cause them trouble because they have to do something for you.
- I've always put myself out for others and I'm not doing it any more.
- I did not blame him for feeling put out...
■ put someone out:
1. to cause someone trouble, extra work, etc. (synonym inconvenience)
- I hope our arriving late didn't put them out.
- He was really put out.
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