Bob and Jackie's Chemistry Project
Episode 7: Losing Patience
Jackie: Bob, I'm not going to put up with your behaviour any more. Stop being stupid and start helping me!!!
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Put up with - put up with - put up with
Meaning: If you put up with something, you patiently accept or tolerate something unpleasant.
Grammar: This phrasal verb needs an object. The verb and particles are not usually separated.
Janie put up with the terrible weather
Janie put up with it
Janie put up the terrible weather with
Janie put the terrible weather up with
Janie put it up with
Janie put up it with
Example sentence: Holly put up with her colleague's rude comments for months before she finally complained to the boss about him.
Synonyms: tolerate, bear, endure, stand, suffer, swallow, submit to