If somebody has dishonest intentions, or is up to no good, you might say, “I think he’s (got) ________.”
This question was slightly altered from the 1965–70 question.
|UP TO NO GOOD||14|
|SOMETHING UP HIS SLEEVE||13|
|AN AX TO GRIND||3|
|TRYING TO PUT ONE OVER ON ME||1|
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