pull the wool over someone's eyes

idiom

Definition of pull the wool over someone's eyes

informal
: to trick or deceive someone : to hide the truth from someone He was too clever to let them pull the wool over his eyes.

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“Pull the wool over someone's eyes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20the%20wool%20over%20someone%27s%20eyes. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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