Definition of put it to in US English:

put it to

phrase

  • with clause Make a statement or allegation to (someone) and challenge them to deny it.

    ‘I put it to him that he was just a political groupie’
    • ‘I put it to him that there doesn't seem to be much law in this process.’
    • ‘I put it to him that the invitation may have signalled his coming of age.’
    • ‘We put it to her that radio adverts or adverts on newspaper sites might be preferable to communicating via bulk email.’