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.
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lure someone or something in to something

 and lure someone or something in
to entice someone or something into something or a place. The thief tried to lure the tourist into an alley to rob him. Using an old trick, the thief lured in the tourist.
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If he doesn't lure into a sit fairly easily, lure/shape it by marking and giving him a treat him for any upward head movement that follows the treat, and for any lowering of the hindquarters, until he is all the way in a sitting position.
Try to cast beyond the targeted fish and retrieve the lure into the fish's line of sight.
"You're basically trying to put that lure into a 2-foot by 2-foot window, at a distance of maybe 35 yards," he says.
This theory is evident in the amount of strikes which knock a lure into the air only to be hit again as soon as it lands meters away from the original strike.
Begin a slow steady retrieve or yo-yo the lure into openings in the vegetation.
--It is sometimes advantageous to alter the buoyancy of floating lures, slowing the ascent when the lure is stationery, or even halting it completely to turn the lure into a "suspending" bait.
Often standing on a ladder, to afford a good view of the entire course, the lure operator moves the line with the lure into place ahead of the start line.
With the boat moving at trolling speed, drop the lure into the water and free spool the line to get the lure running at the desired depth.