put one past

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From put past with placeholder one.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

put one past (third-person singular simple present puts one past, present participle putting one past, simple past and past participle put one past)

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To deceive, trick, or fool (someone), especially by concealing something.
    He tried to put one past the band director by giving her a jalapeño-flavored lollipop.