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English definition of “lead sb on”

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.
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