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Meaning of "to lead sb up the garden path" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO LEAD SB UP THE GARDEN PATH

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WHAT DOES TO LEAD SB UP THE GARDEN PATH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to lead sb up the garden path in the English dictionary

The definition of to lead sb up the garden path in the dictionary is to mislead or deceive a person.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO LEAD SB UP THE GARDEN PATH

to have no hesitation in doing sth
to have sb by the short and curlies
to have sb´s guts for garters
to have taken leave of your senses
to heel
to hit the bookstands
to horse!
to keep sb posted
to know the ropes
to know which side one´s bread is buttered
to learn the ropes
to leave sb to their own resources
to light the touch paper
to look like death warmed over
to make inroads into sth
to make no secret of your feelings
to make someone turn in his grave
to make the front page
to my knowledge
to one´s heart´s content

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO LEAD SB UP THE GARDEN PATH

approach path
bicycle path
bridle path
critical path
cross someone´s path
cycle path
flare path
flight path
footpath
garden path
glide path
homeopath
lead a person up the garden path
mean free path
osteopath
path
primrose path
psychopath
the primrose path
towing path

Synonyms and antonyms of to lead sb up the garden path in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «to lead sb up the garden path» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO LEAD SB UP THE GARDEN PATH

Find out the translation of to lead sb up the garden path to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to lead sb up the garden path from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to lead sb up the garden path» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

带领某人了歧途
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

para liderar sb hasta el sendero del jardín
570 millions of speakers

English

to lead sb up the garden path
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उद्यान पथ एस.बी. नेतृत्व करने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لقيادة SB حتى مسار حديقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вести СО до садовой дорожке
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

para liderar sb -se o caminho do jardim
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাগান পাথ আপ sb নেতৃত্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de mener sb le chemin de jardin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk memimpin jalan kebun
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sb up Garten Pfad führen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

庭のパスまでのSBリードする
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

정원 경로 까지 SB 이끌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo mimpin sb munggah path Garden
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dẫn sb lên lối đi trong vườn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தோட்டத்தில் பாதை வரை sb வழிவகுக்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बागाबाडी मार्गावर एस.बी.
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sb´yi bahçe yoluna götürmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a guidare sb il sentiero del giardino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prowadzić sb się ścieżki w ogrodzie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вести СО до садової доріжці
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pentru a conduce sb în sus calea grădină
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να οδηγήσει sb μέχρι το μονοπάτι στον κήπο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

te lei SB om die tuin lei
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att leda sb upp trädgårdsgången
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å lede sb opp hagen banen
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO LEAD SB UP THE GARDEN PATH»

The term «to lead sb up the garden path» is regularly used and occupies the 107.273 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO LEAD SB UP THE GARDEN PATH»

Discover the use of to lead sb up the garden path in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to lead sb up the garden path and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Routledge Portuguese Bilingual Dictionary: ...
... 2 to procrastinate; 3 (promessa não cumprida) to lead sb up the garden path. embrulhada f (trapalhada) muddle, confusion, mix-up; 2 swindle; 3 (rixa) brawl. embrulhar vt to wrap, pack; 2 to put in a bundle; 3 (enredar) to muddle (up); 4 (fig,  ...
Maria Fernanda Allen, 2011
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Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary: ...
... market gardenV er (BrE) huerto m (para verduras) vegetable garden; (con frutales) orchV ard; llevarse a algn al d (fam) (seducir) to have one's evil o wicked way with sb (hum); (engañar) to lead sb up the garden path (colloq) hueso m A 1  ...
Carol Styles Carvajal, Jane Horwood, Nicholas Rollin, 2004
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汉英习语大词典
... mind [ attention]/[ P ] zizzy [3IAtt&] yln ru q(tu to lead sb astray / to lead sb off the right path/ to lead sb onto a wrong way/ to lead sb up the garden path/to mislead/ misleading He made these confessions to lead the police up the garden path.
张学英, 1998
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汉英成语手册
... to channel into side streams | | to divert off the course | | to bring (the movement ) into a wrong orbit || to lead sb. up the garden (path) || to distract attention from the matter under discussion || to draw a red herring across a trail Q:: jflM&iaftWl.
郭秀梅, 1980
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Archivum Linguisticum
... annotated here — in many cases no doubt for the first time, e.g. angeben wie eine offene Brause (or wie zehn nackte Wilde) = " to shoot a line ", jem. aufs Ärmchen nehmen =" to lead sb. up the garden path", Augenschondienst tun ( Forces sl.) ...
‎1956
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PONS-Grammatik Englisch kurz & bündig
Ir-re <-> ['ira] /jdn in die ~ führen to mislead sb, to lead sb up the garden path, to take sb for a ride; da geht es doch nie und nimmer nach Bremen, du führst uns in die ~ ! that's never the way to Bremen, you're taking us for a ride!; in die ~ gehen ...
Marieluise Schmitz, Darcy Bruce Berry, 2006
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PONS Wörterbuch Englisch-Deutsch, Deutsch-Englisch
... reassurance zu Nn greifen to use the rhetoric of appeasement Beschwichtigungspo-li-tik f policy of appeasement beschwin-deln” vt Uam) Q ( belügen) jdn N to tel! sb fibs fam, to lead sb up the garden path prov Q(betriigen) jdn [um etw akk] N ...
Evelyn Agbaria, 2011
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Pons Großwörterbuch Englisch - Deutsch, Deutsch - Englisch
... to lead sb up the garden path, to take sb for a ride; da geht es doch nie und nimmer nach Bremen, du führst uns in die N! that's never the way to Bremen, you' re taking US for a ridel; in die N gehen to go wrong; halt, die andere Richtung, Sie ...
‎2008
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PONS Wörterbuch Studienausgabe Englisch: Englisch-Deutsch / ...
... jdn über den N ziehen [fam] to lead sb up the garden path fam Tisch-da-me f fem form von Tischherr Tisch-de-cke f tablecloth Tisch-grill m table-top grill Tisch- herr, -da-me m, f dinner partner Tisch~|er(in) <-S —> ['thle] m[/]joiner, carpenter, ...
‎2014
10
Schülerwörterbuch Englisch
... ziehen (fam) to lead sb up the garden path Tischbein [ tijbajn] nt table-leg Tischdecke/ tablecloth Tischfußball nt table football Tischgebet nt grace Tischgesellschaft/ dinner party Tischgespräch nt table talk Tischkante/ table-edge Tischlampe/ ...
Evelyn Agbaria, 2006

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