In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1engañarembaucarto dupe sb into -ing — engañar / embaucar a algn para que + subj
- she duped him into buying it — lo engañó / lo embaucó para que se lo comprara
- I was duped into believing she loved me — me embaucó / me engañó haciéndome creer que me quería
- Shoppers are being duped into handing over thousands of pounds by to a gang of street vendors who claim to be collecting money for children's wheelchairs.
- Yet thousands of low-income and not-so-low-income people have been duped into putting their modest savings into these funds.
- Do you consider this period in history a downtime, or have we just been duped into thinking so?
- Also when you are in a vulnerable state you can be duped into acting out of character in order to appease your new best friends.
- Yet he and his family claim they have evidence that he was duped into joining a heroin smuggling role which they cannot persuade a Bangkok court to hear.
- His family claim he and other military personnel were duped into taking part in what they believed were harmless experiments.
- They're being duped into believing that what they're doing is solid.
- Staff working at the store were duped into clearing up a smashed bottle of vinegar while one of the thieves walked into an open office and swiped wads of cash.
- The operation was launched after dozens of complaints from members of the public who had been duped into buying poor quality goods.
- An elderly Swindon woman has narrowly escaped being duped into sending money to a dubious get-rich-quick scheme.
- How many of you mums out there have been duped into thinking you're going to get a free pass for at least one of your children to use during the holidays and got told the same?
- This did not mean the united front was a trick to dupe workers into joining the Communist parties.
- Customers were duped into paying fees up-front in the belief that their business rates would be reduced or their money refunded.
- Police in Wickford are urging residents to be on their guard after an elderly woman was duped into handing over money to bogus callers.
- Parents are duped into believing that their child will have a better future.
- I'd give this CD away to charity, but then of course, some sucker would be duped into paying for it.
- They are worried that unsuspecting members of the public are being duped into buying the killer substances for them and catching traders unaware.
- And the media seem to have realised they've been duped into giving that cheap publicity.
- Now, however, the well has run dry and the same people who were duped into funding the excesses will have to pay for picking up the pieces.
- Everyone will have the right to continue to collect their benefit weekly so do not be duped into losing your local post office.
1inocentón masculineinocentona feminineprimo masculine Spain informalprima feminine Spain informalI realized I'd been the dupe of a con man — me di cuenta de que había sido víctima de un estafador
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