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leading question

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishleading questionleading questionASK A QUESTIONa question that deliberately tricks someone into giving the answer you want Don’t ask leading questions. leading
Examples from the Corpus
leading questionAll right, I won't ask leading questions.In answer to a leading question about the temperature Of the room, he reflected that it had been cold and draughty.To arrive there the counsellor has to stop talking, and in order to stop talking, answerable and leading questions are required.For example, a leading question may take the respondent outside the bounds of the context of everyday life.Never did she ask leading questions or provide suggestions.It makes me worry, all those leading questions with hidden assumptions that detectives like to ask suspects.
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