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sell sb a bill of goods

(UK also sell sb a pup)
to ​deceive someone into ​buying or ​believing something that has no ​value
(Definition of sell sb a bill of goods from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sell sb a bill of goods”
in Chinese (Simplified) 诓骗(某人)购买毫无价值的东西…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誆騙(某人)購買毫無價值的東西…
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