put over on

put over on
• put (smth) over on smb
fool, trick

He was trying to put something over on his boss when he said that he was sick and couldn't come to work.


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  • put over to a future date — index continue (adjourn) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • put over — v. (D; tr.) ( to fob off ) to put smt. over on (he put his scheme over on the unsuspecting investors) * * * [ pʊt əʊvə] (D; tr.) ( to fob off) to put smt. over on (he put his scheme over on the unsuspecting investors) …   Combinatory dictionary

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