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seduce (one) (away) from (someone or something)

To lead, attract, or entice one away from some person, thing, or place. She was seduced from her strict moral code by the promise of political power. I know it's a cliché, but I can't help feeling nervous that Tom's secretary is going to seduce him away from me. The promise of untold riches in the dangerous land seduced many reckless adventurers away from their homes.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

seduce someone from something

to lure someone away from something. The crooked agent seduced Jerry from his usual honest behavior. Frank was seduced from his proper ways by the offer of money.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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THE END OF COMMITMENT: INTELLECTUALS, REVOLUTIONARIES, AND POLITICAL MORALITY examples questions of political morality, belief changes, and commitments, examining the moral limits of individuals and why ideologies can seduce even the most reasoned.
George and Julian Marchmont made a wager that they could meet and seduce Cassandra Woodford and Rosalind Powell, two beautiful and mysterious young ladies cloistered away behind the walls of a Gothic abbey.
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I had to seduce him.' The shapely ex-Big Breakfast babe was bursting out of her frock as she talked about the film at Gateshead Baltic Art Gallery.
Is it manipulative of filmmakers to place the audience in this position, to seduce them, in order to make them like a film?
On the eve of a new millennium, Poliphilo's enchanted world should remind us all of the potential of architecture to seduce.
Seduce Me, a new point-and-click dating sim developed by Dutch indie studio No Reply Games, has been banned from Valve's Greenlight service due to its alleged explicit content.
London, Sept 7 (ANI): An Indian-origin doctor in England, who has been accused groping a patient during a physical examination, defended himself saying that she tried to seduce him, according to a hearing.
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