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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:

 



"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.

PATIENCE:

 


Also see:  MOVE


Also see:  THROW



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