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I hope I haven't put you out
To ‘put someone out’ means to annoy someone or to inconvenience them in some way. You might say “I’d love to come and stay with you but I don’t want to put you out.” This is a less formal expression used more on social situations.
Social Examples (Basic)
Thank you for picking me up from the airport. I hope I haven't put you out!
I don't want to put you out but would you mind giving me a lift to the shop?
Professional Examples (Basic)
Peter was more than a little put out when he discovered that I had got the promotion ahead of him.
I was very put out to discover that another company that we work with are paying considerably less for your service than we are.
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