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Is there such an expression like cheat somebody into doing something or cheat somebody to do something?

If not, is there a good replacement?

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Replace cheat with trick. –  terdon Jun 2 '13 at 18:36
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Replace trick with con. –  FumbleFingers Jun 2 '13 at 19:43

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

Are you looking for 'trick somebody into doing something'?

trick : a crafty procedure or practice meant to deceive or defraud

As @FumbleFingers points out, con also works and in some contexts is preferable.

con : swindle

Whereas trick can be used in situations where the deceit is more innocent or harmless, con usually implies a bit more malice aforethought.

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