Idiom: Lead someone up the garden path
Meaning: If someone leads you up the garden path, they deceive you, or give you false information that causes you to waste your time. 'Lead someone down the garden path' is also used.Country: International English | Subject Area: Plants & Flowers | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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