hoodwink

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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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References in classic literature ?
But Raffles thought it worth his while to hoodwink Jacques Saillard in the subsidiary matter of his health, in which Dr.
On the run from the army, he hoodwinks his grandad with one story, and then his father with another.