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He said Stewart, who had never received a federal contract before, was led astray by an unnamed third party who had promised the goods and then failed to deliver.Contractor admits he lied to get nearly $40 million in N95 contracts from federal government|Rachel Weiner|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
For instance, an operator can click on a specific location and Spot will travel to it, using its onboard sensors to ensure that it doesn’t tip over or go astray along the way.Boston Dynamics gave its dog-like robot a charging dock and an arm on its head|Stan Horaczek|February 2, 2021|Popular-Science
It is also less likely than other state-of-the-art image recognition models to be led astray by adversarial examples, which have been subtly altered in ways that typically confuse algorithms even though humans might not notice a difference.This avocado armchair could be the future of AI|Will Heaven|January 5, 2021|MIT Technology Review
You know, so many times people have been led astray or disappointed.Voters Approved a Much Tougher Police Oversight Board – Now What?|Sara Libby|November 5, 2020|Voice of San Diego
You can make mistakes or go astray for a while, but that doesn’t matter in the long run.A Scientist Who Delights in the Mundane|Steve Nadis|October 26, 2020|Quanta Magazine
But sometimes, the quest for facts lets us down, or leads us astray, and leaves us worse off than before, not better.On Torture, Chuck Johnson & Sondheim|James Poulos|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Certainly, other communities—ultra-Orthodox Jews, for example—are fretting about members who go online, and then astray.God vs. the Internet. And the Winner is…|Michael Schulson|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The spokeswoman suggests that the girls had not been radicalized, only led astray.How ISIS’s Colorado Girls Were Caught|Michael Daly|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Percy Heath, a merry fellow, specialized in leading the Reverend Professor Doctor astray and had a lot of fun with him.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Israelis have not yet confirmed that these were their shells, and have raised the possibility that a Hamas rocket went astray.Inside the Gaza Schoolyard Massacre|Jesse Rosenfeld|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many shall come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and shall lead many astray.
And many false prophets shall arise, and shall lead many astray.
Directors sometimes go astray and cases are constantly arising to determine their liability.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
A repair to the car delayed us and we went several miles astray on the road.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
For as it was your mind to go astray from God; so when you return again you shall seek him ten times as much.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
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Other Idioms and Phrases with astray
see best-laid plans go astray; go astray.