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put someone on

verb phrase

To fool someone, esp by pretending; tease: The Countess who adores the poet pities him and puts him ''on'' (1896+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with put someone on

put someone on

see: put on , def. 4.
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