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stitch sb up

UK slang
verb uk phrasal verb with stitch   /stɪtʃ/ us  
to deliberately make someone look guilty of doing something that they did not do: He claims he was stitched up by the police.
Translations of “stitch sb up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 栽贓給,陷害,誣陷(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 栽赃给,陷害,诬陷(某人)…
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