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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 false information to be believed by one or more people: You didn't manage to put that story over on the tax people, did you?
Translations of “put sth across/over sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺騙(某人)相信……
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺骗(某人)相信……
(Definition of put sth across/over sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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