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The Sun (2013)He has been put through hell by this.
Make a telephone connection, as in Please put me through to the doctor.
The operator put me through on the office line.The Sun (2016)I did and was put through to a call centre.A put option has an inverse relationship to the underlying security.To cause someone to undergo or endure something unpleasant, difficult, or traumatic.Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were swaggering around putitas chilpo thinking they owned the place and we were put through hell.Times, Sunday Times (2007)YOU phone your bank and are put through to a call centre in India.If the price does not fall, the option expires and the holder's loss is limited to the price of buying the contract.Do you have any idea what you've been putting me through?Close, what are red words?Be put through the wringer, to be subjected to some ordeal, difficulty, trial, or punishment; to undergo an unpleasant experience.

To connect some telephone call or caller: Can you put the call through to my office?
Times, Sunday Times (2013)He urged councils to halve the number of calls either put through to the wrong person or ending in failure.
Please put my call through.
More phrasal verb transitive, close present tense.
Heres what.The doctor said he hated to put me through all these tests, but that it was medically necessary.Times, Sunday Times (2007)My family has been put through hell.My mother's recent bout with cancer has really put us through the wringer this year.Jake wasn't a great fit for the military, and he was constantly being put through the wringer for disobedience.Jon brodkin, Ars Technica, "Apple rejects net neutrality testing app, says it offers no benefits to users 18 Jan.We're going to put your son through a few different developmental tests to see what is at the root of his behavioral issues.See also: put, through put someone or something through (to someone) to put someone's telephone call through to someone.In either case, the increased value of the option will offset the stock loss to some degree.