bait and switch(noun)
a deceptive way of selling that involves advertising a product at a very low price in order to attract customers who are then persuaded to switch to a more expensive product
bait and switch(Noun)
Any similar deceptive behavior, especially in politics and romantic relationships.
The numerical value of bait and switch in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of bait and switch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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IRS pulled a bait and switch.
It was a bait-and-switch, it wasn't what we've been told. It wasn't what we had been promised.
It’s not real, this was Donald Trump first time visiting a black church. What you see here is a bait and switch.
Americans might love salmon, but as our study reveals, they may be falling victim to a bait and switch, when consumers opt for wild-caught U.S. salmon, they do n’t expect to get a farmed or lower-value product of questionable origins. This type of Seafood Fraud can have serious ecological and economic consequences. Not only are consumers getting ripped off, but responsible U.S. fishermen are being cheated when fraudulent products lower the price for their hard-won catch.
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