know where to put yourself


know where to put yourself
(not) know where to put (yourself) informal to feel very embarrassed.

And then he started to sing. Well, I didn't know where to put myself!


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  • not know where to put yourself — british informal phrase to feel very embarrassed Dad suddenly stood up and started dancing – I didn’t know where to put myself. Thesaurus: to be, or to become ashamed or embarrassedsynonym Main entry: put …   Useful english dictionary

  • not know where to put yourself — (not) know where to put (yourself) informal to feel very embarrassed. And then he started to sing. Well, I didn t know where to put myself! …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know where to put yourself — British informal to feel very embarrassed Dad suddenly stood up and started dancing – I didn t know where to put myself …   English dictionary

  • know where to put — (not) know where to put (yourself) informal to feel very embarrassed. And then he started to sing. Well, I didn t know where to put myself! …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know where to put — (not) know where to put (yourself) informal to feel very embarrassed. And then he started to sing. Well, I didn t know where to put myself! …   New idioms dictionary

  • put */*/*/ — UK [pʊt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms put : present tense I/you/we/they put he/she/it puts present participle putting past tense put past participle put 1) a) to move something to a particular position, especially using your hands She put… …   English dictionary

  • put — 1. v. & n. v. (putting; past and past part. put) 1 tr. move to or cause to be in a specified place or position (put it in your pocket; put the children to bed; put your signature here). 2 tr. bring into a specified condition, relation, or state… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • put — verb past tense putpresent participle putting MOVE STH 1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something from one place or position into another, especially using your hands: put sth in/on/there etc: Put those bags on the table. | You should put …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English