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try it on

UK informal
to deceive someone or behave badly, especially in order to discover how much of your bad behaviour will be allowed: He's not really ill - he's just trying it on. The kids often try it on with a new babysitter.
(Definition of try it on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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