In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1engañarhe deluded her with false promises — la engañó con falsas promesas
- to delude sb into -ing
- they deluded him into believing that he had talent — le hicieron creer que tenía talento
- But yours is the soul of a poet: surely you are not deluded by this triumphalist charade?
- That businesses spend vast sums to delude consumers, not inform them, is too obvious to merit comment.
- In many ways it is even deluding people to believe in something that is not the case.
- You are seriously deluded if you think principle and vision win elections.
- Is anybody interested in what these young, deluded fools have got to say?
- But I never let my personal loyalties delude me into thinking that the determination of winners is anything but arbitrary.
- I let her go without deluding her; it seemed to be the kindest thing to do, to let her continue to believe that I too had found someone else.
- I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments.
- You could watch this and think that he was deluded, and thought he really was taking out a bad guy.
- Modern medicine has a way of preserving life and deluding us into thinking that we're not going to die.
- This can delude people who want their leaders to improve their economic conditions.
- The current system also deludes workers into saving less than they need to by providing the entirely false illusion that they are earning benefits with their ‘contributions’.
- It was tempting to delude people that we had received more cards than we actually did.
- If you think that is what is required to build a successful democracy then you're too deluded.
- I found it strange that for such a great news site you obviously have so many deluded readers!
- I'm always amazed that otherwise intelligent people are deluded into believing its truth.
- It's all about sound bites, deluding the people, pandering to the lowest common denominator.
- Those who tried to delude the people into believing that this was the last war were either fools or knaves, and he inclined to think that there were more knaves than fools.
- She's vaguely deluded, thinking the viewers see her as funny and cute.
- This is a classic case of hype deluding viewers.
1to delude oneself — engañarse
- don't delude yourself that she loves you — no te hagas ilusiones / no te engañes pensando que te quiere
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