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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I lost count of the number of times I had to duck for cover when I put one past him, only for him to grab the ball from the back of the net and boot it angrily at my body.
Agawam 1, Algonquin 0: The host Tomahakws (10-6-2) took 36 shots on Chris Walles, but couldn't put one past him as the Brownies escaped North Star Youth Forum with the win.
And in the same way I did as a player I'm going to aim to put one past him as a coach."
"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."
'Tony and I are good friends, but I'll put one past him and do the conga with the Cardiff City fans who are over here,' said Chopra, who hit two in a 5-0 win against China's under-20 team last night.
It usually takes a Mick McManus half-nelson to wrestle the ball from the goalkeeper after you've just put one past him.
But after what happened on Wednesday it would be nice to 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.
"I was a youth at Villa when he played here and it would have been nice to put one past him.
If Ruud or Roo put one past him in the first 10 minutes young Saul will get nothing, but if he keeps a clean sheet then we'll send the him a cheque for pounds 2,500.
"All the lads on the team have started to get in the mood for the game, knowing that our brother is playing in goal for Longford and they all want to put one past him.
Crewe certainly never looked likely to put one past him. And boss Dario Gradi bemoaned his defensive problems.
He respects the quality of David Jeffrey's side but takes satisfaction from the fact that Thompson has yet to put one past him.
Likely to be between the posts in the home goal is another Molineux man, Paul Jones, who knows all too well the former Rangers man has designs to put one past him. He said: 'From what I have seen in training and the games we have played, he has certainly got that ability.