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string sb along

phrasal verb with string /strɪŋ/ verb [T] (strung)
to deceive someone for a long time about what you are really intending to do
長期哄騙(某人);敷衍(某人)
She's been promising to pay back the money for six months, but I reckon she's just stringing me along.
她六個月來一直答應說要還錢,但我猜她只不過是在敷衍我而已。
He strung her along for years, saying he'd marry her and divorce his wife.
他哄了她有好幾年,說他會和妻子離婚然後娶她。
Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of string sb along from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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