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have sb on

UK informal (US put sb on)
phrasal verb with have uk   us   strong /hæv/ weak /həv/ /əv/ verb (had)
to persuade someone that something is true when it is not, usually as a joke: That's your new car? You're having me on!
Translations of “have sb on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 哄騙(某人)…
in Russian разыгрывать кого-либо…
in Turkish (şaka) kandırmak, öyle olduğunu düşünmesini sağlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 哄骗(某人)…
in Polish nabierać kogoś…
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