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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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The ladies' open was won by Mrs Diana Williams's remarkable 14-year-old Hoodwinker, who finished a length-and-a-half ahead of De Che
40 but the one to beat here is Ludlow specialist HOODWINKER.
M IDDLESBROUGH'S own comedic conjuror is getting ready to bring his new show, Hoodwinker, to Teesside.
In the ladies' open, Fair Charmeur, De Chelly, Hoodwinker and Flockmaster catch the eye.
She was odds-on to make it a double in the ladies' open aboard Welsh raider Hee's A Dancer (a winner for Evan Williams at Bonvilston) but had to give best to one from the Albrighton Woodland, 20-1 shot Hoodwinker, a gift horse to Diana Williams from Willie Jenks and ridden by her daughter Jane.
Jane Williams took the first division of the ladies' open on 14-year-old Hoodwinker, who scored by half-a-length from Zingibar, and 12-year-old former winning National Hunt performer Zamhareer had three-and-a-half lengths to spare over Pride of Kashmir in the second.