deceive (someone) with (something)

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deceive (someone) with (something)

To use something in particular to fool or trick someone. I can't believe you deceived thousands of people with a misrepresentation of your product!
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deceive someone with something

to cheat someone with something or with deceptive words. You cannot deceive me with your promises. You are just deceiving yourself with fancy talk.
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So our forces are keeping in mind the possibility that North Korea may suddenly conduct a nuclear test in a short period of time, or as in previous cases, deceive us with what appears to be a nuclear test.
A lot of activity is currently being seen, so our forces are keeping in mind the possibility that North Korea may suddenly conduct a nuclear test in a short period of time, or as in previous cases, deceive us with what appears to be a nuclear test," South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok said in a press briefing in Seoul.
The same goes for those who deceive us with their flirtatious ways," he says.
Coun David Wood (November 25) tried to deceive us with selected, though unrealistic facts, and now Mr Huntley is playing the same game.
Our banks mischarge us and mortgage companies deceive us with policies that do nothing more than benefit unseen brokerages, and, guided by our government, we invest in pensions which are worthless.
If people try to deceive us with false claims, there is a very good chance that we will catch them and press the authorities for the strongest action.