put the question

put the question
put the question require supporters and opponents of a debated proposal to record their votes.
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  • put the question — require supporters and opponents of a debated proposal to record their votes. → question …   English new terms dictionary

  • put the question — (in a formal debate or meeting) require supporters and opponents of a proposal to record their votes …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the fear of God into someone — put the fear of God into (someone) to frighten someone very much. There s no question that this wrestler puts the fear of God into his opponents …   New idioms dictionary

  • put the fear of God into — (someone) to frighten someone very much. There s no question that this wrestler puts the fear of God into his opponents …   New idioms dictionary

  • To put the hand to — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To put the hand unto — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Question Concerning Technology — For Martin Heidegger broadly, the question of being formed the essence of his philosophical inquiry. In The Question Concerning Technology , Heidegger sustains this inquiry, but turns to the particular phenomenon of technology, seeking to derive… …   Wikipedia

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  • put the arm on —    to extort money etc. from (a person) by threats of violence    The imagery is from wrestling. Also as put the black on, where black is a shortened form of blackmail, and put the burn on, from burn3.    And as put the bite on, put the muscle on …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • To the question — Question Ques tion, n. [F., fr. L. quaestio, fr. quaerere, quaesitum, to seek for, ask, inquire. See {Quest}, n.] 1. The act of asking; interrogation; inquiry; as, to examine by question and answer. [1913 Webster] 2. Discussion; debate; hence,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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