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    #1

    You take me in

    "You take me in".

    Does it mean "you deceive me"? Sometimes for non-native people, find the correct meaning of some phrasal verbs is very hard.
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    #2

    Re: You take me in

    Do you have a context?

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    #3

    Re: You take me in

    "I think he was trying to take me in". Does it mean that "I believe he was attempting to deceive me"?

    Or, can I just say "You take me in" to blame someone, like "you take me in, you are so mean".

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    #4

    Re: You take me in

    It doesn't mean anything to me. A wider context may help us to understand what is meant. But, no, it is not a common phrase that is understood to mean either "deceive" or "blame."

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    #5

    Re: You take me in

    Phrasal Verb: Take in


    Meaning: Deceive
    Example: She TOOK me IN with her story until someone told me the truth.

    Notes:
    - Separable [obligatory]
    - International English

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    #6

    Re: You take me in

    "To take someone in" meaning to deceive them is common enough in BrE.

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    #7

    Re: You take me in

    It can also mean "to provide shelter".

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