put one past (someone)

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put one past (someone)

To fool or deceive someone; to make someone the victim of a prank or hoax. I'm not as naive as I once was, so you won't be putting one past me again! The con man spotted his mark from a mile away, and quickly figured out how he would put one past her.
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Who was the only Man Utd player to put one past Boro goalie Tomas Mejias last Wednesday in the League Cup penalty shoot-out at Old Trafford?
The worry for Newcastle is that they're looking extremely fragile once another team has put one past them.
When you're playing against a team that is full of confidence and growing in ability and strength, it's tough," said Hamann, who put one past Northern Ireland and German-born keeper, Maik Taylor, in 1999.
But Nojoom Shabia clawed back strongly, equalising through Hussain Sohrab and Abdul Aziz Khalid in the 28th and 32nd minutes, only to see Hadi Obaid put one past the Nojoom goalkeeper in the final minute to close out a deserving victory.
Courtney Valdez gave Oregon the lead at 3-2 at the 15:57 mark, but was short lived after the Panthers' Kendyl Gardner put one past Janelle Parker to make it 3-3.
Granlund cut toward the net for a wrist shot, and as he was falling forward took a stab at the puck to finally put one past Varlamov.
It was the Uruguay international's shot which produced Guy Demel's own goal just before halftime, he won the free-kick from which Mamadou Sakho scored his first goal for the club and then added a late goal to calm the nerves after Martin Skrtel put one past his own goalkeeper.
They will be celebrating but it's our job to spoil the party and I'll enjoy doing that, especially if I can put one past John.
I won a competition and put one past Everton's goalie George Wood during Chris Lawler's testimonial," he said.
My dad is a West Ham fan so he might be upset if I put one past them on Saturday.
It was the first goal Pompey had conceded in the competition since Plymouth's Chris Clark put one past them at Fratton Park at the same stage a year ago.
They have had some sound results and have gradually worked their way up the table so it would be nice on Saturday to get a free-kick and put one past him.
CELTIC keeper Artur Boruc last night joked that his massive backside made it impossible for Porto to put one past him at the weekend.
El Camino's Jose Velazquez put one past Banning goalkeeper Fredy Ortiz on a header in the 71st minute, but the Conquistadores couldn't find the back of the net again.
Voronin has put one past me this season for Liverpool and I don't want to see him make it two.