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pull the wool over one's eyes

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to cause to believe what is untrue
  • He tried to pull the wool over my eyes with some cockamamy story about losing his phone.

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“Pull the wool over one's eyes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pull%20the%20wool%20over%20one%27s%20eyes. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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