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English definition of “have sb on”

have sb on

UK (US put sb on) informal
verb uk phrasal verb with have   strong /hæv/ weak /həv/ /əv/ (had) us  
to persuade someone that something is true when it is not, usually as a joke: That's your new car? You're having me on!Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
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