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hoodwink someone into something

Fig. to deceive someone into doing something. She will try to hoodwink you into driving her to the airport. Watch out. You can't hoodwink me into doing that!
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hoodwink someone out of something

Fig. to get something away from someone by deception. Are you trying to hoodwink me out of my money? Max tried to hoodwink the old lady out of all her money.
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This could be the race of the round and it could also be the race that confirms Hoodwinked as one of Ireland's top prospects.
Congress-led UPA government of Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh has betrayed and hoodwinked the entire nation in bringing a bill reflecting the unanimous sense of the house regarding Lokpal bill," Kumar.
We have only 3D to blame for the arrival of Hoodwinked Too
Abu Dhabi: A man who hoodwinked scores of investors will spend one year behind bars followed by deportation, a court has ruled.
Full of fun, laughs and enough twists to keep even the most demanding viewer on their toes, Hoodwinked turns the classic fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood on its head.
As bright and breezy as Hoodwinked may be, there is an absence of visual invention.
Reagon, a matter-of-factly out lesbian performer since her first strum, is equally affecting in her hushed moments, as in "You," a pensive ballad for those feeling hoodwinked by their hearts.
In order to ameliorate popular misgivings about the safety of BT/GE, science students and teachers (who are often not much wiser) are hoodwinked by the biotechnology industry into believing "that genetic engineering is not essentially different from traditional, time-tested interventions such as the breeding of plants and animals, or using yeasts to make bread or beer" (p.
Mike: We got hoodwinked into playing that place once--and it sucked.
Thoughtful and thought provoking, Dowbenko's commentaries are rife with a humorous intelligence and attention-gripping iconoclasm that makes Hoodwinked "must" reading for students and critics of American cinema.
Postal Service been hoodwinked into issuing a stamp honoring a man who made a career out of advancing the cause of America's enemies?
SADDAM Hussein hoodwinked the entire western world in excess of 12 years and,it seems,continues to do so
Given these restrictions and the eligibility interpretation, the report states that it is no wonder that "thousands of Canadians who applied for the DTC in full faith as well as medical practitioners, who followed the government's instructions in filling out these applications, now believe that they had been hoodwinked.
Sound and Vision magazine, says: "We are being hoodwinked by Hollywood.
And many rites were spoiled by this mania for jettisoning everything from the past and of rebuilding everything from top to bottom, as though the Church had, until today, hoodwinked and misled us.