would have one believe

idiom

: want/expect someone to believe (something)
They would have us believe that all these problems can be fixed by raising taxes.

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Recent Examples on the Web The two classes of litigation have less in common than those supporting the analogy would have one believe. Daniel Markind, Forbes, 25 May 2021

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“Would have one believe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/would%20have%20one%20believe. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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