*put (money) down*

put (money) down

Definition: to pay part of the cost of something as a deposit or in order to reserve it.

(This phrasal verb has more than one meaning)

E.g.1: When you book a holiday, you often have to put a deposit down. If you decide not to go on the holiday, you don’t have to pay the rest of the money, but the company will keep the deposit.
E.g.2: She liked the flat and decided to put some money down so that no one else would take it.

This phrasal verb can be separated. (E.g. 1 and 2)

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