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Meaning of "put one over on" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES PUT ONE OVER ON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of put one over on in the English dictionary

The definition of put one over on in the dictionary is to get to accept or believe a claim, excuse, etc, by deception.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PUT ONE OVER ON

put on one´s thinking cap
put on the dog
put on the map
put on the ritz
put on to
put one across
put one in mind of
put one´s back into
put one´s best foot forward
put one´s cards on the table
put one´s feet up
put one´s foot down
put one´s foot in it
put one´s hand to the plough
put one´s head in a noose
put one´s house in order
put one´s money where one´s mouth is
put one´s oar in
put one´s shirt on
put one´s shoulder to the wheel

WORDS THAT END LIKE PUT ONE OVER ON

bear on
bet one´s bottom dollar on
lay a finger on
lay one´s finger on
pour cold water on
put a damper on
put the finger on
shut the door on
slip one over on
soldier on
throw cold water on

Synonyms and antonyms of put one over on in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «put one over on» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PUT ONE OVER ON

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Translator English - Chinese

把一个比对
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poner uno sobre el
570 millions of speakers

English

put one over on
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पर ऊपर एक डाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وضع واحد على أكثر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

положить один на
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

colocar um em cima de
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক উপর রাখা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mettre un plus sur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Letakkan satu lagi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

legte eine über auf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

上の上に1を入れて
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에 걸쳐 하나를 넣어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sijine siji ing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đặt một trên trên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு மேல் வைத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक षटक टाकणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Üzerine koy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mettere uno sopra su
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

umieścić jeden w ciągu dnia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

покласти один на
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pune un peste pe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βάλει το ένα πάνω στο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sit die een oor op
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sätta en över på
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sette en over på
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of put one over on

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT ONE OVER ON»

The term «put one over on» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.206 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT ONE OVER ON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about put one over on

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUT ONE OVER ON»

Discover the use of put one over on in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to put one over on and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Essence of Style: How the French Invented High Fashion, ...
Writing with great elan, DeJean explains how the glittering world of Louis XIV set the standards of sophistication, style, and glamour that still rule today's lifestyles.
Joan E. DeJean, 2005
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Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms
The school puts a lot of emphasis on music and art. put one over on sb, also put something over on sb to deceive ... He sometimes tries to put one over on us to stay home from school, but we're wise to his tricks. put sb out to annoy, upset, ...
Paul Heacock, 2003
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Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
put one over on sb informal to trick someone: He d tried to put one over on the tax office and got found out. • put the shot to throw a heavy metal ball as far as possible in a sports competition • put the squeeze on sb (us also put the bite on sb) ...
‎2008
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English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to the ...
über die Ohren hauen not to let s.o. put one over on one kommen: sich nicht dumm kommen lassen (von jm.) * x: sich kein/nicht ein x für ein U vormachen lassen/du kannst/er/der Peter/... kann mir/ ihm/dem Walter/... doch kein x für ein U  ...
Professor Hans Schemann, 2013
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The Canadian Dictionary of ASL
The right wrist then rotates to turn the hand palm down as the extended fingers come to rest on those of the left hand at right angles to them. put One Over on: v. to get someone to believe something preposterous; deceive; trick. He will try to put ...
Carole Sue Bailey, Kathy Dolby, Hilda Marian Campbell, 2002
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Police!!!
I shouted with all my might, "have you put one over on me, too?" Lezard and Fooss seized me, for I had risen and was jumping up and down and splashing them with soup. "Everybody has put one over on me!" I shrieked. "Everybody! Now I'm ...
Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers, 2012
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Gullible's Travels: From Diaper Rash to Kissing Frogs
I just laid in bed laughing as I thought about how much fun it was to put one over on somebody. I never revealed it when Daddy or Grandma tried to put one over on someone, and I enjoyed it when I caught them doing it. I think it made me feel  ...
Deanna Purcell Pendleton, 2008
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God, Kate, & I
He did not get much sleep but Dad never said anything so he had put one over on Dad. He had to go cultivate milo all day on an open tractor, no cab, but it was worth it to put one over on Dad. Now Clarence told a little different story, when he  ...
Ralph Morton, 2009
9
An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions
178 / PUT ONE OVER ON Put on hold Means the same as put on the back burner . Put on ice Means the same as putontheback burner. Puton notice Warn of something about to happen. This is usually something unpleasant (e.g. dismissal if a ...
Ian Stuart-Hamilton, 2004
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The Yellow Sign and Other Stories: The Complete Weird Tales ...
“Everybody has put one over on me!” I shrieked. “Everybody! Now I'm going to put one over on myself!” And I lifted my plate of soup and reversed it on my head. They told me later that I screamed for half an hour before I swooned. Afterward, my ...
Robert W. Chambers, S. T. Joshi, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PUT ONE OVER ON»

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Jonas Bjorkman out to put one over on his mentor in Swedish …
Jonas Bjorkman and Stefan Edberg shared Davis Cup triumph together in the colours of Sweden back in 1994 and rather strangely are united by a love of Leeds ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
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CRICKET: Prestatyn get chance to put one over on the Aussies …
CRICKET: Prestatyn get chance to put one over on the Aussies ahead of ... PRESTATYN Cricket Club will get the chance to get one over on the Aussies just ... «Rhyl Journal, Jul 15»
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Avon-Offer Hoax Shows It's Easy to Put One Over on SEC's Edgar
Fooling investors is surprisingly easy. You can even do it on the government's official site for company filings. The latest reminder unspooled within a few ... «Bloomberg, May 15»
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10 ways airlines pull one over on you
But while the game may not be rigged, it might tilt slightly toward one party's ... with Yahoo Travel the Top 10 sneaky ways the airlines try to put one over on you. «Fox News, Apr 15»
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Fliers beware: 10 ways airlines try to pull one over on you
But while the game may not be rigged, it might tilt slightly toward one party's ... with Yahoo Travel the Top 10 sneaky ways the airlines try to put one over on you. «New York Post, Mar 15»
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Aux Ptits Soins puts one over on handicapper as he steals the Coral …
PAUL NICHOLLS put one over on the handicapper when the former French-trained and much talked about Aux Ptits Soins took the Coral Cup in driving finish ... «Daily Star, Mar 15»
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Dack hoping to put one over on old mate Westley
“I've had a couple of days to stew it over the Mansfield defeat and I don't think it is rocket science, we just aren't putting the ball in the back of the net,” he said. «South Wales Argus, Mar 15»
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Steven Notman out to put one over on Hibs captain
I was from Innerleithen and he was from Chirnside but the last time we met in the Scottish Cup he scored Falkirk's second goal to put us out. We went on to win ... «Edinburgh Evening News, Mar 15»
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Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock wants to 'put one over' on
"I like Brendan but I would love to put one over on him," said Warnock. "He's a top ... I like him and we have had one or two good games against each other. Getty. «Mirror.co.uk, Nov 14»
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Coventry Blaze defenceman Mark Smith aims to put one over on his …
They are a very physical team who are well-coached and they play their systems well. We are due one over them but we need to put in the work to be successful. «Coventry Telegraph, Oct 14»

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