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frame someone up

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frame someone up

verb phrase

To incriminate an innocent personwithfalse evidence: Theycouldn'tgethim legally, so they framed him up with a phony burglary charge (1900+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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