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slip something over on someone

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slip something over on someone

verb phrase

To deceive someone; con, flimflam: You can't slip this fraud over on the whole town

[1912+; fr baseball, ''to pitch the ball deceptively over the plate'']

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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