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English definition of “lull sb into sth”

lull sb into sth

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with lull   /lʌl/ us  
to make someone feel safe in order to trick them: Most exercise classes start gently, lulling you into thinking that you're fit. Their promises lulled us into a false sense of security (= made us feel safe, when in fact we were not).
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