pull the wool over someone’s eyes (to)

 Deceive.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • pull the wool over someone's eyes — pull the wool over (someone s) eyes to deceive someone in order to prevent them from knowing what you are really doing. Don t let insurance companies pull the wool over your eyes ask for a list of all the hidden charges …   New idioms dictionary

  • pull the wool over someone's eyes — If you pull the wool over someone s eyes, you deceive or cheat them …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • pull the wool over someone's eyes — ► pull the wool over someone s eyes deceive someone. Main Entry: ↑wool …   English terms dictionary

  • pull the wool over someone's eyes — verb conceal one s true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well • Syn: ↑bamboozle, ↑snow, ↑hoodwink, ↑lead by the nose, ↑play… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull the wool over someone's eyes — idi pull the wool over someone s eyes, to deceive or delude someone …   From formal English to slang

  • pull the wool over someone's eyes —    If you pull the wool over someone s eyes, you deceive or cheat them.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Pull the wool over someone's eyes —   If you pull the wool over someone s eyes, you deceive or cheat them …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • pull the wool over someone's eyes — to try to trick or cheat someone by giving them wrong information You re not pulling the wool over my eyes – I know what you re trying to do …   English dictionary

  • pull the wool over someone's eyes — deceive someone. → wool …   English new terms dictionary

  • pull the wool over someone's eyes — cheat, deceive, mislead …   English contemporary dictionary

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