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

"rise to the bait" in British 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)
Translations of “rise to the bait”
in Chinese (Simplified) 上钩,上当…
in Chinese (Traditional) 上鈎,上當…
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