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He suddenly decided to push one in short.

English translation: he wanted to get one over on me-cause me hurt.

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14:32 Oct 23, 2006
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English term or phrase: He suddenly decided to push one in short.
Could you make a sense of the above sentence? I regret I don't have any context to offer as I don't have the same but I feel that the native speakers would be able to comprehend the intended meaning.
xxxSanjiv Sadan
Local time: 15:58
English translation:he wanted to get one over on me-cause me hurt.
Explanation:
cricket term where bowler delivers a short pitched ball which he hopes will rear up and strike the batsman in the face or body,to make him wake up to the fact that he is under attackrather than his wicket/stumps.
being used metaphorically here.
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xxxmuitoprazer
Local time: 11:28
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3 +4he wanted to get one over on me-cause me hurt.xxxmuitoprazer


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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
he suddenly decided to push one in short.
he wanted to get one over on me-cause me hurt.


Explanation:
cricket term where bowler delivers a short pitched ball which he hopes will rear up and strike the batsman in the face or body,to make him wake up to the fact that he is under attackrather than his wicket/stumps.
being used metaphorically here.

xxxmuitoprazer
Local time: 11:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
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agree  Will Matter: He wanted to deliberately injure him, just a little.
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agree  Dave Calderhead: and with Will
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agree  xxxAlfa Trans
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agree  Denyce Seow
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