give someone ideas

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Definition of give someone ideas

: to cause someone to think about doing something that probably should not be done Don't go giving him ideas.

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“Give someone ideas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20someone%20ideas. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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