lure (someone or something) in(to something or some place)

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lure (someone or something) in(to something or some place)

To attract or entice someone or something into some thing, place, or situation. We've got the trap set up, but we need some kind of bait to lure the rabbits in. The promise of a big salary isn't going to lure me into a job as a corporate slave. The company is being accused of luring would-be investors into a Ponzi scheme.
See also: lure, something
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Lure makers recognize that the longer a fish holds a lure in its mouth, the more likely it is that an angler can set the hook and reel in the catch.
Fishing enthusiasts from The Valvoline Company announced today that they are offering anglers a free, limited edition Rapala Lure in specially-marked packages of SynPower Complete Fuel System Treatment, a once-a-year synthetic treatment specially designed to clean and protect a car's entire fuel system.
So just before he boated his unusual catch, he snapped two quick pictures of the osprey with the lure in its leg.