Definition of put-up in English:


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  • Arranged beforehand in order to deceive someone: the whole thing could be a put-up job
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    • 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.

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