lure (someone or something) away

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lure (someone or something) away

To attract or entice someone or something away (from someone, something, or some action). He thought he could lure my girlfriend away by showing up in his expensive car and flashing his money around. The promise of a big salary isn't going to lure me away from a job I love. The company has been trying to lure away investors from its rival.
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lure someone or something away (from someone or something)

to entice or draw someone away from someone or something. Do you think we could lure her away from her present employment? They were not able to lure away many of the employees of the other companies.
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FORMULA ONE LEWIS HAMILTON refused to rule out that championship rivals Ferrari attempted to lure him away from Mercedes.
MANCHESTER CITY are prepared to triple Aymeric Laporte's wages to PS120,000 a week to lure him away from Athletic Bilbao.
SCOTLAND striker Ross McCormack is likely to be the target of a player-plus-cash bid from Wolves as the battle to lure him away from Leeds in the January transfer window hots-up.
thing "He didn't seem particularly surprised as attempts have been made to lure him away from Today FM over the years.
FULHAM endured another frustrating day yesterday in their pursuit of Martin Jol as attempts to lure him away from Holland continued to be foiled by Ajax.
First she dresses up recently-discovered daughter Belle in a low-cut top and belt for a skirt, then advises her to get Ric drunk to lure him away from Cassie.
However, Cottagers' boss Chris Coleman has played alongside Knight and will resist any attempt to lure him away.
Apparently, Williams' agents fielded offers from all over the place to try to lure him away from the NRL premiers.
Leeds were a better bet to lure him away than City given that he lives quite close to Elland Road, but he has opted to move further north.
O'Driscoll's contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union expires in the summer and English and French clubs are queueing up to lure him away.
He joined the Pakistan People's Party founded in Azad Kashmir in the early 1970s and remained loyal to it despite several efforts to lure him away.
Matt Hasselbeck, the golden child of Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren who was handed a monster contract to lure him away from Green Bay, has slowly improved this year, but not been half the success Holmgren would have wanted.
Enter Melanie Marie Thompson, who joins forces with Cynthia Jones, Wellington's status and color-conscious mother, to lure him away from Jada.
The Italian club have made discreet inquiries as to whether they could lure him away this summer.
Even Real Madrid would do well to lure him away from Anfield if we are in that top four - or higher - come the end of May.