Translation of lead on in Spanish:

lead on

  • 2verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio (raise false hopes) engañar they were led on with promises of high wages los engañaron or los engatusaron con promesas de sueldos altos she's been leading him on for years hace años que lo tiene agarrado de las narices dándole esperanzas [colloquial/familiar]
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