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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Thornaby's Jamie Blyth puts one past Norton keeper Anthony Lowerson to score his team's first goal.
SMALL WONDER Chris Smalling puts one past Joe Hart in the Community Shield.
He fancies that he's got a good freekick in him but I can tell you now I will be absolutely devastated if he puts one past me on Sunday.
They're the moments that makes you hold you head in anguish, as one of your own players puts one past a dejected keeper.
3 Gazza's "dentist's chair" antics after he puts one past Scotland in Euro '96
MASTER CLASS: Bobo Balde tries to stop Ronaldinho and McGeady has; been studying the Barca star's tricks; BHOYANT: McGeady, left, celebrates after scoring against Motherwell and puts one past Kilmarnock; INSPIRATION: Aiden McGeady watched in awe as a ballboy when Stilian Petrov headed the second goal in Celtic's 6-2 triumph over; Rangers back in 2000
BURIED: Liam Hatch puts one past Gravesend Picture:Paul Webb
HEADS I WIN: Steve Gerrard puts one past Emile Heskey in training yesterday; HYYPIA: Well read