put-up job

a put-up job ~ подстава

Meaning: a prearranged matter, planed so as to give someone trouble without his previous knowledge, i.e. in order to swindle or falsely incriminate him, or to put him at a disadvantage by creating a false impression (From ENGLISH IDIOMS & HOW TO USE THEM, Jennifer Seidl/W.McMordie OUP, UK)

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