hoodwink (someone) into (doing something)

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hoodwink (someone) into (doing something)

To trick or con someone into doing something. "Hoodwink" originally meant to blindfold someone. If we don't get out of here now, Aunt Louise will hoodwink us into helping her set up for the dinner party.
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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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