put one over on

put one over on somebody

also put something over on somebody
to deceive someone into believing something that is not true He sometimes tries to put one over on us to stay home from school, but we're wise to his tricks.
See also: on, one, put

put one over on somebody

  (informal)
to trick someone You're not really sick - you're just trying to put one over on me!
See also: on, one, put
References in classic literature ?
And, anyway, we've put one over on that Daisy Bell.