put wise

put wise  {v.},  {slang}
Сообщать кому-либо факты, знание которых даст преимущество над другими или предупредит его о какой-л. возможности, либо опасности.
The new boy did not know that Jim was playing a trick on him, so I put him wise.
Часто используется с "to":
Someone put the police wise to the plan of the bank robbers, and when the robbers went into the bank, the police were waiting to catch them.
Ср.: TIP OFF.
Категории: {slang} {v.}

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