take someone for a ride

take someone for a ride
take someone for a ride phrase
to trick, cheat, or lie to someone

I found out I’d been taken for a ride by someone I really trusted.

Thesaurus: to cheat or trick someonesynonym to tell lies and deceive peoplesynonym
Main entry: ride

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1) informal deceive or cheat someone
2) informal drive someone out somewhere in a car and then kill them

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take (someone) for a ride
informal : to trick or fool (someone) especially in order to get money

I figured out that he was taking me for a ride.

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Main Entry:ride

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • take someone for a ride — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To cheat or swindle someone. * /Poor Joe Catwallender was taken for a ride./ 2. To kill someone after kidnapping. * /The criminals took the man for a ride./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take someone for a ride — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To cheat or swindle someone. * /Poor Joe Catwallender was taken for a ride./ 2. To kill someone after kidnapping. * /The criminals took the man for a ride./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take someone for a ride — take (someone) for a ride to cheat or deceive someone. I trusted him but he took me for a ride …   New idioms dictionary

  • take someone for a ride — If you are taken for a ride, you are deceived by someone …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • take someone for a ride — ► take someone for a ride informal deceive someone. Main Entry: ↑ride …   English terms dictionary

  • take\ someone\ for\ a\ ride — v. phr. informal 1. To cheat or swindle someone. Poor Joe Catwallender was taken for a ride. 2. To kill someone after kidnapping. The criminals took the man for a ride …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take someone for a ride — to trick, cheat, or lie to someone I found out I d been taken for a ride by someone I really trusted …   English dictionary

  • take someone for a ride —    If you are taken for a ride, you are deceived by someone.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Take someone for a ride —   If you are taken for a ride, you are deceived by someone …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • take someone for a ride — informal deceive someone. → ride …   English new terms dictionary

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