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English definition of “come the raw prawn”

come the raw prawn

Australian English
to try to deceive someone, especially by pretending that you have no knowledge of something: Don't come the raw prawn with me - you know very well what I'm talking about.
(Definition of come the raw prawn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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