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English definition of “not put it past sb (to do sth)”

not put it past sb (to do sth)

informal
to not be surprised if someone does something bad, because it is a typical thing for that person to do: Perhaps Helena told him - I wouldn't put it past her.
(Definition of not put it past sb (to do sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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