Arranged beforehand in order to deceive someone: the whole thing could be a put-up job
More example sentences
- Mrs Laws said: ‘The thing is, it was all a put-up job.’
- When you realise his parlous financial state at the time, it seems less of a coincidence and unhappily more of a put-up job.
- Of course, the vials were labeled ‘sarin’ in English, which makes one extremely suspicious that they're some kind of put-up job by the terrorists.
More definitions of put-upDefinition of put-up in:
- The British & World English dictionary