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lull sb into sth

phrasal verb with lull uk   us   /lʌl/ verb [T]
to make someone ​feelsafe in ​order to ​trick them: Most ​exerciseclassesstartgently, ​lulling you into ​thinking that you're in good ​shape. Their ​promiseslulled us into a ​falsesense of ​security (= made us ​feelsafe, when in ​fact we were not).
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Translations of “lull sb into sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 哄骗,麻痹(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 哄騙,麻痹(某人)…
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