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leading one down the garden path

phrase
variants: also leading one up the garden path
present participle of lead one down the garden path

Synonyms & Antonyms of leading one down the garden path

to cause to believe what is untrue
  • The suspect led the cops down the garden path with a series of misleading phone calls.

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“Leading one down the garden path.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leading%20one%20down%20the%20garden%20path. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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