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hoodwink

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhoodwinkhood‧wink /ˈhʊdˌwɪŋk/ verb [transitive + into] 🔊 🔊 TRICK/DECEIVEto trick someone in a clever way so that you can get an advantage for yourself syn con→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hoodwinkCould we have been hoodwinked all the way?He says they've been hoodwinked and the noise is an intrusion on their lives.Some one should hoodwink Hick into thinking it's a one-day game.She had been hoodwinked into spending money on a product that she can not, eco-soundly, use.But don't be hoodwinked into thinking that gifts and other offerings are the way to bring lasting happiness.He'd been exploited, hoodwinked, lied to.Does anyone else around here think we were hoodwinked on this deal?On board ship he invariably tried to hoodwink other people, even a cabin boy, into paying for his sherry.
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Verb table
hoodwink
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhoodwink
he, she, ithoodwinks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhoodwinked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hoodwinked
he, she, ithas hoodwinked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hoodwinked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hoodwink
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hoodwinked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hoodwinking
he, she, itis hoodwinking
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you, we, theyare hoodwinking
Past
I, he, she, itwas hoodwinking
you, we, theywere hoodwinking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hoodwinking
he, she, ithas been hoodwinking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hoodwinking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hoodwinking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hoodwinking
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