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    put you up to this

    Teo is kind of angry because he and his father are currently cut off from each other. To make them make up, Melinda talked to his dead mother, a ghost to set up a dinner for both of them. When Melinda said grace and prepared Teo's favorite food, Teo suspected everthing she prepared was made by his father, so he says like this. But actually it was arranged by his dead mother through Melinda.
    What is "put you up"? To make up something or to nominate a candidate as in the dictionary?

    -g.w
    Teo- My mother is dead. He put you up to this 'cause he's trying to get me to do what he wants.


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    Re: put you up to this

    To put sb up to sg means to encourage sb to do something stupid or wrong.

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    Re: put you up to this

    Quote Originally Posted by Diagon View Post
    To put sb up to sg means to encourage sb to do something stupid or wrong.
    I'm sorry, but is it true? No possiblity of what I said?

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    Re: put you up to this

    To encourage someone to do something. It need not be something stupid or wrong.

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