lull (you) into something


lull (you) into something
lull (you) into (something/doing something) to make you feel calm or safe when it is not reasonable to feel this way.

His confidence lulled me into thinking things were somehow going to work out.

Usage notes: often used with the phrase a false sense of security - a feeling that everything is under control when it really is not:

Don't let the computer lull you into a false sense of security – there are still lots of ways for you to make mistakes.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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