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Put or keep ... whats major difference????

What if I write " We should keep a complain box in all police station"

Or should I write " We should put a complain box in all police station"

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We should keep a complaint box in all police stations.
We should put a complaint box in all police
stations.

No major difference; no minor difference here. The message is the same.
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Putting it there is what happens the first time you carry it there and install it in its place.
Keeping it there is what happens over time. By keeping it there, you don't remove it after it is installed in its place.
In the context of those sentences, they both mean the same thing.
"put it there" means "put it there and keep it there".
"keep it there" means "put it there and keep it there".
Each of the verbs can be used to imply both.
CJ
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Hence what I learnt means there is no significant difference between Keep and Put.

Emotion: smile hmmm

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CJ
May be there is no difference in this sentence.

But

"Put" usually refers to a temporary or short-term action.

and

"Keep" usually refers to a permanent or long-term state.


Ref: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_difference_between_terms_put_and_keep

Put is for short term and keep it for long term(infinite period or in a certain state )


Hope this is clear.

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Hi,

Keep is for long term, we can it is in the progressive in nature for infinite time.


Put is for short term and vice versa of keep


Hopes it will helpfull