put back


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Related to put back: in favor of, bring up, come across, allow for, fill up, Consist Of, set out
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We made a determined effort to put back, but our little boat was like a feather in the breath of the tempest.
He took as long as he could over dressing in order to put back the moment of seeing her, and when at last he went into the dining-room it was with a sinking heart.
Lebrun packed up his paints and brushes, Percerin put back the dresses into the closet, Aramis put his hand on his pocket to assure himself the patterns were secure, - and they all left the study.
Celia blushed, and was unhappy: she saw that she had offended her sister, and dared not say even anything pretty about the gift of the ornaments which she put back into the box and carried away.
To leave her house had always been a month's work for her, it must be left in such perfect order, every corner visited and cleaned out, every chest probed to the bottom, the linen lifted out, examined and put back lovingly as if to make it lie more easily in her absence, shelves had to be re-papered, a strenuous week devoted to the garret.
The potatoes finished, the dogs were put back in their cages for another twenty-four hours of close confinement.
She thought a few minutes, and then went and put back the roll very softly, and her face cleared up, and she was a happy child again.
I put back one drawer and gave him the other, with all possible politeness.
Madame Haupt had put back her pork and onions on the stove.
A light, or a shade (the old gentleman could not have said which), passed from it as swiftly as a change will sweep over a hill-side on a wild bright day, and he lifted his foot to put back one of the little flaming logs, which was tumbling forward.
Build up my castle again, and join it to the King's Palace with a crystal bridge; do not forget the trees with the golden and silver apples, and with the birds of Paradise in the branches; and put back the church with the five cupolas, and let the bells ring out, summoning the people from the four corners of the kingdom.
Pig-wig put back the sticky peppermints into her pocket; "Sing something," she demanded.