put one over on (one)

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put one over on (one)

To fool or deceive someone; to make someone the victim of a prank or hoax. I'm not as naïve as I once was, so you won't be putting one over on me again! The conman spotted Jane from a mile away, and quickly figured out how he would put one over on her.
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put one over on

deceive someone into accepting something false. informal
See also: on, one, over, put