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Meaning of "put on the ritz" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PUT ON THE RITZ

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PUT ON THE RITZ

put on
put on one´s thinking cap
put on the dog
put on the map
put on to
put one across
put one in mind of
put one over on
put one´s back into
put one´s best foot forward
put one´s cards on the table
put one´s feet up
put one´s foot down
put one´s foot in it
put one´s hand to the plough
put one´s head in a noose
put one´s house in order
put one´s money where one´s mouth is
put one´s oar in
put one´s shirt on

WORDS THAT END LIKE PUT ON THE RITZ

Auschwitz
Austerlitz
Biarritz
blitz
Chemnitz
Czernowitz
fritz
Gleiwitz
glitz
Horowitz
Leibnitz
Leibovitz
Nimitz
ritz
Saint Moritz
spitz
spritz
Stieglitz
the Blitz
Tirpitz

Synonyms and antonyms of put on the ritz in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «put on the ritz» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PUT ON THE RITZ

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Translator English - Chinese

穿上丽思
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poner en el Ritz
570 millions of speakers

English

put on the ritz
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रिट्ज पर डाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وضعت على فندق ريتز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поставить на Ритце
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

colocar no Ritz
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রিট্স উপর রাখা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mettre sur le Ritz
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memakai ritz
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Setzen Sie auf die ritz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

リッツに置く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

리츠 에 넣어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sijine ritz
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đưa vào ritz
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரிட்ஸ் மீது வை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रिट्झवर ठेवले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ritz koy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mettere sul ritz
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

umieścić na Ritz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

поставити на Рітце
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pune la Ritz
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βάλει στο Ritz
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sit op die Ritz
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sätta på ritz
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sette på ritz
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of put on the ritz

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT ON THE RITZ»

The term «put on the ritz» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.249 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT ON THE RITZ» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about put on the ritz

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUT ON THE RITZ»

Discover the use of put on the ritz in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to put on the ritz and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Puttin' On the Ritz: Fred Astaire and the Fine Art of ...
Traces the rise of the iconic Hollywood dancer from his youth in an Austrian-Jewish Nebraska community to the star of such classics as "Swing Time" and "The Bandwagon," in an account that includes coverage of such topics as his friendship ...
Peter Levinson, 2009
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
I'll have to put on my thinking cap for that. This term originated in the late 1800s and replaced considering cap, which dates from the early 1600s. put on the dog Also, put on the ritz. Behave in an elegant, extravagant manner, as in We'll have ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions: Second Edition
Put on the Ritz Behave in an ostentatious manner.* Put on their thinking cap Think with a great deal of effort about something.* Put one over on Deceive.* Put out (1) Extinguish or stop. (2) Be very willing to have sexual intercourse. The phrase ...
Ian Stuart-Hamilton, 2006
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Lyman Hall
The only thing I could figure about this is that the women of Mumford don't get a chance to put on the Ritz very often and are using this as an excuse to do so. Either that or they are tired of ending up in nothing but their slips at the ceremony.
Ashley Riley, 2007
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Patriot Hearts: Inside the Olympics That Changed a Country
We decided this would be a night for Jack Poole and his wife, Darlene, to put on the ritz at their sprawling estate in Mission, a rural community 90 minutes east of Vancouver. The plan was to send a helicopter for Sepp and fly him to Jack's ...
John Furlong, 2011
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Living Large: The World Of Harold Mitchell
And if you were the Seven Network, why wouldn't you put on the Ritz a little? When you've bought the rights to broadcast the Olympics it's good strategy to look and sound confident, and spending up on a huge boat is one way of doing it.
Mitchell, Harold, Harold Mitchell, 2009
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Insiders' Guide® to the Greater Tampa Bay Area: Including ...
SHEPHARD'S 619 S. Gulfview Blvd. Clearwater Beach (727)442-5107 www. shephards.com Shephard's offers three kinds of nightlife experiences. Put on the ritz with a full light-and-sound extravaganza at The Wave, dance to a mix of music  ...
Anne W. Anderson, 2010
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Lords of Misrule: Mardi Gras and the Politics of Race in New ...
You had to put on the ritz downtown, which some of the girls didn't like that. You did what you wanted uptown." Groups calling themselves the Gold Diggers and the Zigaboos soon appeared to follow in the Baby Dolls' footsteps. Morton was ...
Gill, James
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Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History
When Cab Calloway's orchestra opened the twenty-first edition of the Cotton Club Parade with “Let's Put on the Ritz,” the Nicholas boys found themselves, at ages eleven and eighteen, in a world where long-legged Cotton Club girls shimmied ...
Constance Valis Hill, 2009
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Why Do I Say "Yes" When I Need to Say "No"?: Escaping the ...
Put on the Ritz! “And what about all those wives? You'd better set them up right or you're going to have a mess on your hands.” And all of what Temptation said was perfectly true. In the end, it took Solomon longer to build his palace (twenty ...
Michelle McKinney Hammond, 2002

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PUT ON THE RITZ»

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Strictly stars put on the ritz
TWO of Strictly Come Dancing's best-loved performers head to Cornwall in Puttin' On The Ritz this summer. Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor star in this ... «The Cornishman, Jun 15»
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Pride paraders are urged to Put on the Ritz when they hit the streets
Pride paraders are urged to Put on the Ritz when they hit the streets. A scene from Puttin' On The Ritz, which was at Norwich Theatre Royal from September ... «Norwich Evening News, May 15»
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Burslem-based theatre company set to put on the Ritz! for musical …
Forty members of The Potteries Theatre Company, based at the Swan Bank Church, in Burslem, will perform Ritz! from September 17 to 20 at the Stoke ... «Stoke Sentinel, Sep 14»
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Is Perth about to put on the Ritz?
The latter is thought to have included the involvement of Ritz Carlton in its bid. If the Ritz Carlton were to come west, it would fit with the hotel's dramatic recent ... «Perth Now, Oct 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Put on the ritz [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/put-on-the-ritz>. Jul 2020 ».
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