put-up job

noun

informal + disapproving
: something that is secretly arranged or decided at an earlier time in order to trick or deceive someone

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“Put-up job.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put-up%20job. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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