panna pystyyn

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Etymology[edit]

panna (to put) + pystyyn (upright)

Verb[edit]

panna pystyyn

  1. (literally) to put something into upright position, erect
  2. (idiomatic) to arrange, put up, improvise
    Vieraat panivat pystyyn tappelun.
    The visitors put up a fight.
    Päätimme panna nopeasti pystyyn lastenjuhlat.
    We decided to quickly improvise a children's party.

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