Значение идиомы put over

[put over] {v.} 1. To wait to a later time; postpone.

They putover the meeting to the following Tuesday.

Syn.: PUT OFF. 2.{informal} To make a success of; complete.

He put over a complexand difficult business deal.

Syn.: BRING OFF, PUT ACROSS, SLIP OVER.3. {informal} To practice deception; trick; fool. – Used with “on”.

George thought he was putting something over on the teacher when hesaid he was absent the day before because his mother was sick andneeded him.

Tom really slipped one over on us when he came to theHalloween party dressed as a witch.


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