I wouldn't put it past someone

I wouldn't put it past someone
I wouldn't put it past (someone) something that you say when you think that it is possible that someone might do something wrong or unpleasant.

'Do you really think he'd go off with another woman?' 'I wouldn't put it past him.'

I wouldn't put it past Lorna to deny all knowledge of this plan.

(often + to do something)

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • I wouldn't put it past someone — I wouldn t put it past (someone) used to say that you would not be surprised if someone did something bad I wouldn t put it past him to lie. I don t know if she ever cheated on an exam, but I wouldn t put it past her. • • • Main Entry: ↑past I… …   Useful english dictionary

  • I wouldn't put it past someone (to do something) — I wouldn’t put it past someone (to do something) phrase used for saying that you think someone is capable of doing something bad I wouldn’t put it past him to steal from his own family. Thesaurus: ways of giving your opinionsynonym Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wouldn't put it past one — {v. phr.} To think that someone is quite capable or likely to have done something undesirable or illegal. * /Congressman Alfonso is insisting that he didn t violate congressional ethics, but knowing both his expensive habits and his amorous… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wouldn't put it past one — {v. phr.} To think that someone is quite capable or likely to have done something undesirable or illegal. * /Congressman Alfonso is insisting that he didn t violate congressional ethics, but knowing both his expensive habits and his amorous… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wouldn't\ put\ it\ past\ one — v. phr. to think that someone is quite capable or likely to have done something undesirable or illegal. Congressman Alfonso is insisting that he didn t violate congressional ethics, but knowing both his expensive habits and his amorous escapades …   Словарь американских идиом

  • I wouldn't put it past — (someone) used to say that you would not be surprised if someone did something bad I wouldn t put it past him to lie. I don t know if she ever cheated on an exam, but I wouldn t put it past her. • • • Main Entry: ↑past I wouldn t put it past… …   Useful english dictionary

  • I wouldn't put it past — (someone) something that you say when you think that it is possible that someone might do something wrong or unpleasant. Do you really think he d go off with another woman? I wouldn t put it past him. I wouldn t put it past Lorna to deny all… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not put it past someone — not put it past (someone) to not be surprised if someone does something unacceptable. Jenny wouldn t put it past Jess to turn Lester in to the FBI and claim the reward. She had a great imagination, and I wouldn t put it past her to make the whole …   New idioms dictionary

  • not put it past someone — believe someone to be capable of doing something wrong or rash I wouldn t put it past him to slip something into the drinks …   Useful english dictionary

  • put smth past smb — be surprised by what someone does I wouldn t put it past him to try and sell the main part of the company and leave the rest …   Idioms and examples

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