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come the raw prawn

Australian English
to try to deceive someone, especially by pretending that you have no knowledge of something: Don't come the raw prawn with me - you know very well what I'm talking about.
Translations of “come the raw prawn”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指佯作不知而)欺騙,瞞騙, 裝糊塗…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指佯作不知而)欺骗,瞒骗, 装糊涂…
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