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put something ↔ over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput something ↔ over phrasal verb1 EXPRESS British English to succeed in telling other people your ideas, opinions, feelings etc The advert puts over the message clearly and simply: nuclear power is clean.2 put one/something over on somebody informal to deceive someone into believing something that is not true or that is useless Nobody could put one over on him. put→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
put overShe carried the Mayor's swivel chair, put it down over City Hall, and sat in it.The Guardian of the Gates found a pair that would just fit Dorothy and put them over her eyes.She's built like a rugby player, could probably put Ferg over her shoulder, but not this girl.He put his hands over his mouth and giggled.I put my hands over my ears and prayed that the ringing would stop.I whispered again, but this time my mother only put her hand over my mouth and shook her head.Grandmother painted it and Mother put it over the fireplace in the parlor.You open the spokes, put them over your head, walk out into the rain, and you get drenched.put one/something over on somebodyJust put him over on the couch.They think they've found a way to put one over on the welfare office.Cantor was pleased to have put one over on their first violinist, Sol Minskoff.They were trying to put one over on us and would no longer get away with it.
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put
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyput
he, she, itputs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyput
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave put
he, she, ithas put
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad put
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill put
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have put
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam putting
he, she, itis putting
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you, we, theyare putting
Past
I, he, she, itwas putting
you, we, theywere putting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been putting
he, she, ithas been putting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been putting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be putting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been putting
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