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entrap

someone (in something )(with something ) Fig. to use something to deceive someone into involvement in something. The investigators entrapped Max into breaking the law with promises to buy the goods he stole. They entrapped Max into breaking the law.
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Indoor air quality issues such as these and other environmental risks of equal importance including leaking oil tanks, asbestos exposures, lead based paint and more, are legacy risks that can entrap an unsuspecting buyer of residential properties in a web of costly litigation typically not covered by any standard property or casualty insurance program.
But we have a massive problem with the way in which this government is setting out, with the connivance of the police, local authorities and trading standards, to entrap retailers.
Mattress width, length, and/or depth; alignment of the bed frame; type of siderail; and condition of mattress should leave no gap wide enough to entrap a resident's head or body.
In one application, the highly porous fibrous carrier has been used to entrap a variety of sorbents and biosupports that can be tailored to address a wide spectrum of chemical agents, pathogens and other contaminants.
Pumps don't entrap people--careless pool operators and ignorant swimmers entrap each other
The fibrillar blood clot functions as an important element of the innate immune system by its ability to entrap and immobilize bacteria that have entered the body via wounds, thereby preventing their systemic dissemination throughout the body of the injured host (1, 2).
Topkamp had Camlet, Golden Nun and Entrap behind her when winning twice earlier this season and drops back in trip after being touched off in Listed class last time.
skills are needed for a covert operation to entrap a popular actor with a fetish for underage girls.
Rather than focus on the plight of the young lovers, the play focuses instead on attempts to utilize, obtain, or entrap Moll.
BODY CLOCK I FEEL my eyelids both unlock, to the ticktock of the clock, My mind now awake from close-down, facial Awareness relieving my frown, Eyelids flutter, being torn from sweet dreams, As mind and body seek to satisfy extremes, In warmth, snoring unison now defunct, as others Equally now grunt, Darkness once more calls to entrap, as instant recovery Leaves the afternoon nap, Although still sleepy, 'where am I?
A significant amount of metal still was swirling at the ingate area, causing the metal to fold over itself and entrap oxide skins.
After that, Mayor Lindsay told the police to get out of the Village and ended the laws that allowed police to entrap gays.
The final section of the film depicts the female performer attempting to entrap a small propellered air balloon as it gradually escapes her grasp.