"to take someone for a ride"
to deceive or cheat someone
Related words and phrases:
Two friends are talking ...
Friend 1: How is that new hair growth treatment that you bought working out?
Friend 2: It's not! Nothing happened. And when I contacted the company they told me that I should have read the fine print where it said that results will vary by person. They refused to give me my money back.
Friend 1: It feels terrible when you are taken for a ride.
Friend 2: It's definitely not good to be cheated.
Two friends are talking ...
Friend 1: Do you really think my father is happy with is new young wife?
Friend 2: I am sure that your father is happy but I am willing to guess that the young woman doesn't really love your father. She probably just wants his money.
Friend 1: You think she is taking my father for a ride?
Friend 2: Who's to say?
Taking people for a ride is what cheats and fraudsters do.
1) If you work, don't let your employer take you for a ride. Make sure you are being paid the minimum wage.
2) Do not let alienware take you for a ride. Sure they look good but for less the half the price you can have equal ...
3) Never allow a greedy salesperson to take you for a ride, financially speaking. Just because he or she is friendly doesn't mean he ...
4) ... artists and the quacks feast on us, fool us and take us for a ride.
5) Using this formula, they want to take us for a ride expecting us to leave every bit of our common sense behind.
6) You will also realize why they have been able to 'take us for a ride' all these years because most of us are in educational and economic slavery.
7) ... and also is a confirmation that the agent is not taking you for a ride but is willing to stand by what he is offering.
8) When are people going to realise that she is taking you for a ride. She only wants your money.
9) At least you can rely on me being honest and not taking you for a ride!
10) I think that these politicians are taking us for a ride. And it's about time we as a people should be discerning enough to ...
11) These pastors are taking us for a ride and the newspapers are helping them by not asking hard questions.
12) Some of his customers were clearly out to take him for a ride before they moved on to the next inexperienced operator.
13) ... the driver thought he was a tourist and was trying to take him for a ride. There was a row over the fare and next thing the driver pulled over ...
14) Neither an employee nor any other person could easily take him for a ride because of his wide knowledge of every connected subject.
15) ... and some sweet talking dude would come along and take her for a ride leaving her with nothing.
16) When the people see the Legislature, Executive and Judiciary taking them for a ride and media too being co-opted by the corrupt system, they have little choice but ...
17) Was I being fooled again? Was he taking me for a ride? Maybe.
18) The likes of Entsch are taking people for a ride on this. Insurance companies know damn well they have people over a barrel, ...
19) ... they set the example of corruption and taking people for a ride.
20) ... people making big bucks by lying to people. Big-name people taking people for a ride, doing a Ponzi.