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entrap

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishentrapen‧trap /ɪnˈtræp/ verb (entrapped, entrapping) [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 TRICK/DECEIVEto trap someone or something, or make it impossible for them to escape from a situation, especially by tricking them 🔊 He felt that she was trying to entrap him.→ See Verb table
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entrapHis lawyer says he was entrapped by overzealous prosecutors who wrongly characterized campaign contributions as bribes.We seem entrapped by this language, this view of students and learning.Had she gold, poor woman, so to entrap for herself that monstrous lump of selfishness?Once we are entrapped in a dilemma then action of one sort or another is predetermined.Clark said that he was entrapped into committing illegal acts.Which brings us back once more to the web of words they have spun to entrap us.I ask only a simple question, which does not entrap you in any way.
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Verb table
entrap
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyentrap
he, she, itentraps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyentrapped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave entrapped
he, she, ithas entrapped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad entrapped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill entrap
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have entrapped
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