Meaning of “fall into the/sb's trap” in the English Dictionary

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"fall into the/sb's trap" in British English

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fall into the/sb's trap

to make a mistake or get into a difficult situation by doing something or by trusting someone:

Don't fall into the trap of thinking you can learn a foreign language without doing any work.
We fell right into the enemy's trap.

(Definition of “fall into the/sb's trap” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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