make a monkey out of


: to cause (someone) to look very foolish : to make a fool out of (someone)
I'm not going to let that salesman make a monkey out of me!

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“Make a monkey out of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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