put over

put over  {v.}
1. To wait to a later time; postpone.
They put over the meeting to the following Tuesday.
Syn.: PUT OFF.
2.  {informal}
To make a success of; complete.
He put over a complex and difficult business deal.
3.  {informal}
To practice deception; trick; fool. — Used with "on".
George thought he was putting something over on the teacher when he said he was absent the day before because his mother was sick and needed him.
Tom really slipped one over on us when he came to the Halloween party dressed as a witch.
Categories: success time {informal} {v.}