take someone for a ride

take someone for a ride informal deceive someone.
Main Entry: ride

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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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 — 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 * * * 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — 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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