Definition of pull a fast one in English:

pull a fast one

phrase

informal
  • Trick someone.

    ‘he had been trying to pull a fast one on his producer’
    • ‘Are people playing by the rules of the game or pulling a fast one?’
    • ‘The woman they have been calling a political novice has just pulled a fast one on them.’
    • ‘It showed that management was just trying to pull a fast one.’
    • ‘She plays a petty shop owner in a village, whose idea of a joke is pulling a fast one on customers.’
    • ‘Or were the prosecutors trying to pull a fast one?’
    • ‘But will customers think the fast food giant is pulling a fast one?’
    • ‘It's tough when a close pal pulls a fast one on you.’
    • ‘You aren't pulling a fast one on me, are you?’
    • ‘It tickles me that these folks think they are pulling a fast one on the Big Guy.’
    • ‘To be honest, we thought he was trying to pull a fast one.’
    outsmart, outwit, out-think, outmanoeuvre, outplay, be cleverer than, steal a march on, trick, gull, make a fool of, get the better of
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