Today’s “Phrase of the Day” is put something into perspective and it is a phrase meaning is “to compare something with a similar thing to give a better idea; to access the true importance of something”.
Example Sentence: In total, The third richest man on the planet, Bill Gates owns approximately 242,000 acres of farmland with assets totaling more than $690m. To put that into perspective, that’s nearly the size of Hong Kong… Land is power, land is wealth, and, more importantly, land is about race and class.
This phrase is present in The Guardian article Bill Gates is the biggest private owner of farmland in the United States. Why? and click here to read it.
Courtesy: The Guardian