trick (one) into (doing something)

trick (one) into (doing something)

To use deceptive, misleading, or fraudulent means in order to cause or convince one to do something. There have been reports of fraudsters trying to trick people into giving them their bank login details over the phone. I can't believe he tricked me into doing his work for him like this—I should have known better!
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trick someone into (doing) something

to fool someone; to deceive someone; to cheat someone. The thief tricked John into giving him $10. Mary tricked her friends into paying for her dinner.
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trick into

v.
To cause someone to do or believe something by deceptive or fraudulent means: The con artist tricked me into believing that I had won a lottery.
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