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To be cheated or tricked

fall for

to believe that a trick or a joke is true

fall/be/become prey to

to be attacked, cheated, or harmed by someone bad

have been had

to have been tricked or cheated, especially by having to pay too much money for something

gyp

noun

a situation in which you feel you have been tricked or cheated when you buy something

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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