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To be cheated or tricked - synonyms or related words

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

American

informal

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

Open Dictionary

troll factory

a company that pays pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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