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Pull the wool over one’s eyes 欺骗
    2019-06-24  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

A: I cannot finish the task before deadline. What excuse can you think of?

B: Don’t try to pull the wool over her eyes. She’s too smart.

Note: This idiom has the figurative meaning of “deceiving or misleading someone, especially to gain an advantage.” The natural assumption is that this phrase derives from the wearing of woollen wigs, which were fashionable for both men and women in the 16th and 17th centuries. If you pull a person’s wig and let the wool cover their eyes, they cannot see things clearly. The phrase is of 19th-century American origin.

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