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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It believes the practice could amount to 'bait advertising' -- when a retailer lures someone into their store with the promise of a good deal, in the knowledge that they can't honour the offer or there is only a limited supply of stock.
In Switzerland the law on suicide actually states: "Whoever lures someone into suicide or provides assistance to commit suicide out of a self-interested motivation will, on completion of the suicide, be punished with up to five years' imprisonment".
Swiss law states, "Whoever lures someone into suicide or provides assistance to commit suicide out of a self-interested motivation will, on completion of the suicide, be punished with up to five years' imprisonment."
Swiss law states that, 'Whoever lures someone into suicide or provides assistance to commit suicide out of a self- interested motivation will, on completion of the suicide, be punished with up to five years' imprisonment.'