I wouldn't put it past

I wouldn't put it past
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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  • 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 — 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 — 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 …   New idioms 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

  • I wouldn't put it past somebody (to do something) — I wouldn t put it ˈpast sb (to do sth) idiom (informal) used to say that you think sb is capable of doing sth wrong, illegal, etc. Main entry: ↑putidiom …   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

  • put smth past smb negative — 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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