To be deluded, tricked, swindled, or outsmarted. (Always used in the past tense.) I was had by that insurance salesmen. Now we're paying twice as much for a plan that doesn't cover anything more than our last plan! I think you were had, my friend. That car is a complete piece of junk. The master chess player was had in the end by the young prodigy.
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