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Pronunciation: /lʊr; ljʊə(r); lʊə(r)/

Translation of lure in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • atraer* he was lured by the offer of a higher salary lo atrajeron ofreciéndole un sueldo más alto it was easily lured into the trap fue fácil hacer que cayera en la trampa a ruse to lure the enemy out into the open una treta para que el enemigo saliera al descubierto
    Example sentences
    • He lured both girls into his car under the guise he was a punter and then drove them several miles away.
    • Until now the emphasis was more on luring foreign tourists to the country and the domestic travellers have been missed out.
    • Donaldson is accused of luring his wife into the disused house on the caravan site at Crianlarich, where he had stored a box of large fireworks.


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