Meaning of “not put it past sb (to do sth)” in the English Dictionary

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"not put it past sb (to do sth)" in British English

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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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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