pull the wool over eyes


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pull the wool over someone's eyes

Fig. to deceive someone. You can't pull the wool over my eyes. I know what's going on. Don't try to pull the wool over her eyes. She's too smart.
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pull the wool over somebody's eyes

to deceive someone These people who claim to have paranormal or supernatural powers are just pulling the wool over people's eyes.
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pull the wool over somebody's eyes

to deceive someone in order to prevent them from knowing what you are really doing Don't let insurance companies pull the wool over your eyes - ask for a list of all the hidden charges.
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pull the wool over (someone's) eyes

To deceive; hoodwink.
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