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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The much-maligned Chelsea striker broke a six-month scoring duck in March when putting one past Given in a 4-2 win over Aston Villa and he returned to haunt the 36-year-old.
Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has not conceded a goal in 838 minutes since that date, but he recognises how big an achievement it would be to prevent Roberto Mancini's men from putting one past him.
So Rooney, 23, fired back by putting one past Noel's beloved City in a derby.
But Shiels feels putting one past the Nou Camp stars could really fire-up the Hibees.
Exotic Dancer renews rivalry with Kauto Star but is 4-0 down in their meetings to date and his chance of putting one past his old nemesis would be at Cheltenham in March if it came up bottomless.
He had gone 71 games as a rookie last year, and 18 this year, before finally putting one past a goalie.
DEADLY Peter MacDonald blasted Saints back to the top of the First Division - then set his sights on putting one past old pal Allan McGregor at Ibrox in the CIS Cup.
And after having completed a three-month loan move to Goodison Park, McBride's first assignment as a Blue will involve putting one past his international colleague.
With any luck, well be able to have a double celebration us beating Bristol City and Rhydian also putting one past the opposition
FIST CLASS: MacDonald shows his delight at scoring against Well - and putting one past old Gers pal Smith, far left
And I'm sure the prospect of putting one past Peter Schmeichel has also crossed their minds
We'd had some chances earlier in the match and I remember putting one past the post not long before it.
Rangers had a couple of shots with Emerson putting one past the post but desperation had already crept into their game.
Before putting one past Ireland team-mate Dean Kiely in last week's 2-0 win over Charlton, Keane had struggled to find his old scoring touch for Leeds boss David O'Leary.
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