Example sentences for: deceived

How can you use “deceived” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Sun Myung Moon, who has cruelly deceived people into thinking he's the messiah.

  • But not everybody loves a mensch . Pat Buchanan ( The McLaughlin Group ) barely disturbed the consensus by accusing Clinton of having "deceived the American public" and leading the nation into a "quagmire."

  • Keeping it all in the family, you get your cousin Benny, fresh out of law school and eager for work, to argue that the public has come to love and trust the Widget Terminator and that people will be confused and deceived by the similarity of the name of the rival WidgetBuster.

  • The present Canadian Prime Minister, Brian Mulroney, because of his tendency to change his public position on such things as the universality of social programs, is widely known as Lyin'-Brian . In the 1970s, Prime Minister Trudeau was overheard using the f-word in the House of Commons, but when asked about it later, he claimed that what he had said was fuddle-duddle . The country was generally amused (though not deceived) by this humorous explanation.

  • After a couple of months, having been deceived into thinking they've just slept through the winter, they can be brought inside and made to behave as if spring has arrived.


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