have a lend (of someone)

have a lend (of someone)
vb
Australian
to deceive, bamboozle, lie about. The phrase is related to older locutions such as 'get a lend of/have a loan of' which refer to a dishonest individual taking advantage of another by borrowing from them.
► 'You better be sure he's having a lend of you.' (Recorded, Melbourne bus driver to ado-lescent passenger, 1995)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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