Correct spelling


Correct spelling, explanation: in cases when a word ends with consonant-vowel-consonant we, in most cases, double the last consonant when adding -ing or -ed ending. This is why the correct gerund form of put is putting, not puting.

Definition of putting:
verb, gerund of put, to set or place something somewhere
It’s very rainy today; putting on a raincoat is a good idea.
Please stop putting your feet on the table!
As she was putting her keys in his pocket, she remembered that she had left her wallet on the kitchen counter.
Before putting the groceries away in the kitchen, I made a list of what I needed to buy at the store.
Despite putting my phone on the charger, it still didn’t have enough power to last the whole night.

Idioms and expressions with putting:
Here are some of the most popular phrases with the word putting:
Putting on airs – to act in a pretentious or affected manner, as if one is superior to others,
I don’t like it when people put on airs – I just want to be treated like a normal person.
Putting one’s foot down – to be firm or decisive in making a decision or setting a boundary,
I’ve been too lenient with my kids lately, but I’m putting my foot down and setting some stricter rules.
Putting on a show – to perform or act in a way that is meant to be entertaining or impressive to others,
The magician was really putting on a show – he had the whole audience fooled with his tricks.

Incorrect spelling


Incorrect spelling, explanation: verbs that end with the combination consonant-vowel-consonant double their last consonant in cases of adding -ed or -ing form to them. Some examples of this are: robrobbed, sitsitting. The same applies to put, so the correct form here is putting and not puting.