put one over

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put one over (on) (third-person singular simple present puts one over, present participle putting one over, simple past and past participle put one over)

  1. (idiomatic) To succeed in a deception.
  2. (idiomatic, with on) To fool, trick, or deceive.
    The salesman tried to put one over on me.

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Last modified on 21 November 2013, at 16:58