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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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hoodwink someone out of something

Fig. to get something away from someone by deception. Are you trying to hoodwink me out of my money? Max tried to hoodwink the old lady out of all her money.
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Peter Firman, star of TV's The Magicians, offers up a mix of magic and mirth in his show Hoodwinker at Solihull Arts Centre.
Q&A Pete Firman, star of BBC1's The Magicians, is coming to the Midlands with his Hoodwinker show, a blend of comedy and magic.
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