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put (something) over on (one)
To fool or deceive one with some trick; to make one the victim of a prank or hoax. Nice try—you have to get up pretty early in the morning to put a prank like that over on me! She figured out about halfway through the phone call that the man on the other end was trying to put a con over on her.
put something over on someoneand put one over on someone
to play a trick on someone; to deceive someone with something. We really put one over on the teacher and boy, was he mad. I'm too observant. You can't put anything over on me.
put over on
To communicate something to someone, especially in order to deceive: He tried to put a lie over on me, but I wasn't fooled.
put something over on
To deceive, cheat, or trick.