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lead on

Translation of lead on in Spanish:

  • 2verb + object + adverb (raise false hopes) 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]
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