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.
See also: deceive
References in classic literature ?
On the other side, to be deceived with too long shadows