lead you astray
This page is about the idiom lead you astray
If someone leads you astray, they set a bad example and you behave badly also, or they encourage you to do the wrong thing.
- We're worried about our teenage son because he's at that age when he could easily be led astray by kids he thinks are cool and who could expose him to drugs or alcohol or other bad stuff.
- Carlos says advertisements lead millions of people astray and make them waste their lives chasing after material possessions in the false belief that they can't possibly be happy unless they get these things.
Contributor: Matt Errey