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put sth across/over sb

informal
phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to ​cause a ​piece of ​falseinformation to be ​believed by one or more ​people: You didn't ​manage to put that ​story over on the ​taxpeople, did you?
(Definition of put sth across/over sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sth across/over sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺骗(某人)相信……
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺騙(某人)相信……
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