Question:

I can put up with the house being messy, but I hate it if it’s not clean.
Which definition fits the phrase put up with in the above sentence most appropriately ?

AStop working

BSave

CPostponed

DTo accept an unpleasant situation

Answer:

D. To accept an unpleasant situation

Explanation:

  • Put up with – To accept or continue to accept an unpleasant situation or experience, or someone who behaves unpleasantly.
  • Eg:
  • she’s so sad – I don’t know why she puts up with him.
  • They have a lot to put up with.

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