not put it past sb (to do sth) Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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not put it past sb (to do sth)

informal
to not be surprised if someone does something bad, because it is a typical thing for that person to do: Perhaps Helena told him - I wouldn't put it past her.
Translations of “not put it past sb (to do sth)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不奇怪某人會(做壞事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不奇怪(某人)会(做坏事)…
(Definition of not put it past sb (to do sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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