Meaning of “rise to the bait” in the English Dictionary


"rise to the bait" in English

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rise to the bait

to accept an offer or suggestion that seems good but is really a trick:

They offered a good salary, but I didn't rise to the bait.

(Definition of “rise to the bait” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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