pull something

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pull something

Play a trick, deceive someone, as in We thought he was trying to pull something when he claimed he had never picked up our tickets. It is often put as pull something on someone, as in I knew he was pulling something on me when he told me the wrong date. Also see pull a fast one.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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