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be caught with chaff
To be easily fooled or duped. I only listened to that fool because I was caught with chaff back then.
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be caught with chaffbe easily deceived.
Chaff is the husks of corn separated from the grain by threshing. Be caught with chaff has been used since the late 15th century as a metaphor for being easily fooled or trapped.
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