1stitch someone up, stitch up someoneBritish informal Manipulate a situation so that someone is placed at a disadvantage or wrongly blamed for something.
falsely incriminate, get someone into trouble
- ‘he was stitched up by outsiders and ousted as chairman’
- 1.1stitch something up, stitch up somethingArrange or secure a deal or agreement to one's advantage.
- ‘the company has stitched up major deals all over the world to boost sales’
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