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synonyms for put something over on

  • deceive
  • pull a fast one
  • put on
  • take in
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How to use put something over on in a sentence

It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
All over the world the just claims of organized labor are intermingled with the underground conspiracy of social revolution.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
After we had passed over this desert, we found several garisons to defend the caravans from the violence of the Tartars.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
There seems something in that also which I could spare only very reluctantly from a new Bible in the world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Solely over one man therein thou hast quite absolute control.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
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