Friday, 22 January 2016

Take for a ride

take sb for a ride ( bị nói dối,  bị lừa gạt)
informal to ​deceive or ​cheat someone:I ​think we've been taken for a ride.
(Definition of take sb for a ride from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Examples:
1. The hotel took me for a ride. When I book a room they said they'd give me a full cooked breakfast but all I got a cup of coffee and a piece of toast. I'm never going back there again.
2. Don't be taken for a ride. If an offer seems too good to be true, it's probably not real.
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