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.
See also: one, past, put
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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.
Despite Henry putting one past him during last month's 1-1 draw at Highbury, Cudicini made a string of crucial saves from the Frenchman to emphasise his growing stature.
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