One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the smell put Lisa off’
deter, discourage, dishearten, demoralize, dissuade, daunt, unnerve, intimidate, scare off
offend, repel, disgust, revolt, repulse, sicken, nauseate
informal turn off
2‘the players weren't put off by the disturbance’
distract, put someone off their stroke, disturb someone's concentration, cause someone to lose their concentration, divert someone's attention, sidetrack
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