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bait and switch

to misrepresent; a strategy that misdirects the pursuant; to bait, dupe or lure someone with something of value then switch it out for something of less value; an illegal practice in the United States
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The vendor baited and switched me. The shoes that were on sale never were available so he tried to get me to buy his expensive shoes and spend more money.

Submitted on July 20, 2023

Modified by TriplePurple on December 03, 2023

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