trick into

phrasal verb

tricked into; tricking into; tricks into
: to use a trick to make (someone or something) do (something)
He was tricked into buying the car.

Examples of trick into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Effectively, the developers of these apps have consented to or have been tricked into using an SDK that enrolls the device of any user running the app in a residential proxy network. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 29 Apr. 2024 Don't be tricked into putting down money upfront via a digital wallet, like CashApp, to book a room. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, 2 Apr. 2024 Morgaine, a witch who gets tricked into a pagan ritual with her half-brother, the future King Arthur, and gets pregnant. Kathryn Vanarendonk, Vulture, 30 Jan. 2024 Heath noted her mom had been tricked into giving money to the scammer, which prompted her to start screen-grabbing the texts. Jessica Schladebeck, New York Daily News, 10 Jan. 2024 Even with huge amounts of data, artificial intelligence systems are easily tricked into making errors. Carl Benedikt Frey, Foreign Affairs, 19 June 2020 The plaintiff, Abraham Bielski, accused Coinbase of weak security practices and stated that he was tricked into letting a scammer access his Coinbase account, leading to a $31,000 loss. Vinamrata Chaturvedi, Quartz, 23 May 2024 Young men are being tricked into sending naked pictures to scammers pretending to be women — who then demand money. Sarah Maslin Nir, New York Times, 15 May 2024 Several states require law enforcement agencies to obtain warrants before deploying devices that mimic cell towers to obtain data from the devices tricked into connecting to it. Dhruv Mehrotra, WIRED, 4 May 2024

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“Trick into.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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