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put-up job

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈpʊt.ʌpˌdʒɒb/  us   /ˈpʊt̬.ʌpˌdʒɑːb/ informal
an attempt to trick or deceive someone: The hotel looked like a good investment, but it turned out that the whole thing was a put-up job.
Translations of “put-up job”
in Chinese (Traditional) 騙局,奸計…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骗局,奸计…
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