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lead sb on

disapproving
verb uk phrasal verb with lead   /liːd/ (led, led   /led/   ) us  
to persuade someone to believe something that is untrue: All that time she'd been leading him on (= pretending she liked him), but she was only interested in his money.
Translations of “lead sb on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 誤導(某人), 矇騙(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 误导(某人), 蒙骗(某人)…
(Definition of lead sb on from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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