deceive (someone) into (something)

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deceive (someone) into (something)

To fool or trick someone into doing something. I can't believe he deceived thousands of people into buying a faulty product!
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deceive someone into something

to trick someone into doing something. She deceived me into giving her my car keys. You can't deceive me into doing what I don't want to do.
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For instance, how many families have been deceived into calling 090 numbers at PS1.
The beautiful but hapless Charlene, deceived into a life of prostitution by the man she loved, is falsely accused of stealing from a ruthless crime lord.
The dangers of Ford's Explorer, prone to rollover since it was first designed and made worse when equipped with under-inflated Firestone tires that tried to hide the defect, were hidden from consumers, who were deceived into buying and leasing them and now face significantly reduced values for the vehicles, according to a first-ever lawsuit.