Translation: from spanish

to lead sb astray

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  • lead (someone) astray — 1. to influence someone in a negative way. Parents always worry that certain friends will lead their children astray. 2. to cause someone to make a mistake. The police were led astray by some false information. Related vocabulary: go astray …   New idioms dictionary

  • lead someone astray — 1) to make someone behave badly She accused his friends of leading him astray. 2) to make someone believe something that is not true You have deliberately led us astray …   English dictionary

  • lead someone astray — cause someone to act or think foolishly or wrongly. → lead …   English new terms dictionary

  • Astray — A*stray , adv. & a. [See {Estray}, {Stray}.] Out of the right, either in a literal or in a figurative sense; wandering; as, to lead one astray. [1913 Webster] Ye were as sheep going astray. 1 Pet. ii. 25. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lead — lead1 W1S1 [li:d] v past tense and past participle led [led] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(take somebody somewhere)¦ 2¦(go in front)¦ 3¦(be in charge)¦ 4¦(cause something to happen)¦ 5¦(cause somebody to believe something)¦ 6¦(influence)¦ 7¦(be more successful)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lead — I BEING AHEAD OR TAKING SOMEONE SOMEWHERE ♦ leads, leading, led (Pronounced [[t]li͟ːd[/t]] in lead 1, and [[t]le̱d[/t]] in lead 2.) 1) VERB If you lead a group of moving people, you walk or ride in front of them. [V n] John Major and the Duke of… …   English dictionary

  • lead — 1 /li:d/ verb past tense and past participle led /led/ GO SOMEWHERE 1 GO IN FRONT (I, T) to go in front of a group of people or vehicles: You lead and we ll follow. | A truck with a jazz band on it was leading the parade. | a procession led by a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • astray — adverb 1 go astray a) to become lost: One of the documents has gone astray. b) humorous to start behaving in an immoral way 2 lead sb astray a) often humorous to encourage someone to do bad or immoral things that they would not normally do: His… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • astray — adv. 1) to lead smb. astray 2) to go astray * * * [ə streɪ] to go astray to lead smb. astray …   Combinatory dictionary

  • astray — a|stray [əˈstreı] adv [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: estraié wandering , from estraier; STRAY1] 1.) go astray a) to be lost or stolen ▪ The letter had gone astray in the post. b) if a plan or action goes astray, it goes wrong ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • astray — [[t]əstre͟ɪ[/t]] 1) PHRASE: V inflects If you are led astray by someone or something, you behave badly or foolishly because of them. The judge thought he d been led astray by older children. 2) PHRASE: V inflects If someone or something leads you …   English dictionary

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