Meaning of put-up in English:


Translate put-up into Spanish


  • Arranged beforehand in order to deceive someone.

    ‘the whole thing could be a put-up job’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘And his only act of insurrection was a put-up job.’
    • ‘Regardless of whether Kranish ever meant to write fluff for Kerry's book or not, the Elliott story smells like a put-up job.’
    • ‘The Blue camp spoke of a put-up job and denounced it with increasing fury.’
    • ‘I see that kind of simplicity and beauty, and I think, this is a put-up job, this didn't happen by chance.’