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mislead someone about something

to misrepresent something to someone. I hope you are not trying to mislead me about the price. I'm afraid I misled you on this matter.
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Her quiet lucidity startled him, but did not mislead him into thinking her insensible.
I have no need to observe that I do not wilfully or negligently mislead my readers and that before I wrote that description I took pains to investigate the subject.
Something was certainly to be concealed; her fancy, though it had trespassed lately once or twice, could not mislead her here; and what that something was, a short sentence of Miss Tilney's, as they followed the general at some distance downstairs, seemed to point out: "I was going to take you into what was my mother's room -- the room in which she died -- " were all her words; but few as they were, they conveyed pages of intelligence to Catherine.
The captain remarked their uneasiness, and, to mislead him, Gourville immediately said:
Still, such comparisons might mislead, for no man was more incapable of flashy make-believe than Mr.
You might be prejudiced in your own favor, and so mislead us," he said.
You have told me in such a way, too," he added, "that it is impossible for me to doubt your intention to mislead me.
I only warn you that Moody's eagerness to be of service to you may mislead him.
If it is fallible," he replied, "there is the greater reason that I explain it, lest it mislead.
what can they teach, and not mislead, Ignorant of themselves, of God much more, And how the World began, and how Man fell, Degraded by himself, on grace depending?
Our familiarity with the larger domestic animals tends, I think, to mislead us: we see no great destruction falling on them, and we forget that thousands are annually slaughtered for food, and that in a state of nature an equal number would have somehow to be disposed of.
The complicated but symmetrical figures covering the whole face, puzzle and mislead an unaccustomed eye: it is moreover probable, that the deep incisions, by destroying the play of the superficial muscles, give an air of rigid inflexibility.