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  1. 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


  1. bait and switch(Noun)

    Any similar deceptive behavior, especially in politics and romantic relationships.

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