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American Sign Language: "put"

The sign for "put" has a lot of variations depending on what you mean. 

The general sign for put uses what I call "flattened AND" hands.  Or "flattened O" hands.  The pad of your thumb is pressed up against the underside of the fingers as if you were holding onto a piece of cardboard and "putting" it somewhere.



"Put things away."  Grab the items and quickly put them where they go.


"Put in a slot"  "Put on a certain shelf"


"Put in a order in a file"  Pack


"Sort out"


"Put up with." Uses the sign for "patience" while using a bit of a "suffering" type of facial expression.



Also see:  MOVE

Also see:  THROW

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