put (somebody) in = elect a politician to a parliament or a political party to govern
- When we put them in, we never thought they would take such measures.
- I don ‘t think people will ever want to put them in again.
- Theu put them in after being ten years in the opposition.
- I cannot believe the kind of people we sometimes put into office!
- Who put him into parliament?
- The political party was put in with a large majority.
- The party was put in for a second time in a row.
- Two politicians of the party were charged with corruption only two years after they had been put into office.
- The voters put them in with a reduced majority.