Grammar Patterns

V n into -ing

The 'trick' group

These verbs are concerned with making someone do something by tricking or deceiving them.
In 1544-45 Wisdom bamboozled a young nobleman into handing over a great deal of money in exchange for a range of magical services.
We've deluded ourselves into thinking that the actual point of life is to be comfortable.
Can a machine be built that could fool a human judge into thinking it was a person?
A small business went bankrupt after being trapped into paying for two machines when the first one broke down.
It is easy to be tricked into thinking that just because twins look alike, their characters are the same.
  • bamboozle
  • con
  • deceive
  • delude
  • dupe
  • entrap
  • fool
  • hoodwink
  • inveigle
  • lure
  • mislead
  • sucker
  • trap
  • trick
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