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throw/put sb off the scent

to give someone false or confusing information to prevent them from discovering something that you do not want them to know about
(Definition of throw/put sb off the scent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “throw/put sb off the scent”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)失去线索,使(某人)找不到…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)失去線索,使(某人)找不到…
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