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    Question phrasal Verb

    Hi all,
    Would anyone please tell me what this phrasal verb means?

    She took me in by her story!

    Thanks alot.

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    Default Re: phrasal Verb

    She deceived me.

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    Default Re: phrasal Verb

    is that mean that she made me interested in this story?

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    Default Re: phrasal Verb

    Quote Originally Posted by erwing View Post
    isDoes that mean that she made me interested in this story?
    Not necessarily. It means that she made you believe her story, even though it wasn´t true.

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    Default Re: phrasal Verb

    I would use 'I was taken in by her story' or 'She took me in with her story'.

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    Default Re: phrasal Verb

    Quote Originally Posted by erwing View Post
    is that mean that she made me interested in this story?
    That could be "drew me in."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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