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lead someone down the garden path

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lead someone down the garden path

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To deceive someone; hoodwink someone: Will anyone know who led whom down the garden path? (1870+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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