put (oneself) over as (something)

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Definition of put (oneself) over as (something)

: to cause (oneself) to appear to be (a particular type of person) She puts herself over as a modern, independent woman.

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“Put (oneself) over as (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20%28oneself%29%20over%20as%20%28something%29. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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