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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of entrap.

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Examples

  • “It was you that entrapped me, ” began Gregory, shaking from head to foot, “entrapped me into——”85

    The Man Who Was Thursday

  • And that's another difference: Kate's e-mail "entrapped" Kinsella; Warman's e-mails aren't as subtle -- he doesn't entrap people into uttering racist remarks, he outright plants those racist remarks himself.

    Kate McMillan's prank - Ezra Levant

  • And that's another difference: Kate's e-mail "entrapped" Kinsella; Warman's e-mails aren't as subtle -- he doesn't entrap people into uttering racist remarks, he outright plants those racist remarks himself.

    Ezra Levant: February 2008 Archives

  • Mr Justice Hart said that given the evidence of two meetings between Amir and Mr Kearns in particular, Mr Kearns had been "entrapped".

    Slugger O'Toole

  • The bar owners said they don't want to be "entrapped" and face $500 citations from the state excise police.

    Evansville Courier & Press Stories

  • SB 1070 says employers who want to claim they were "entrapped" must show the idea of breaking the law started not with them but with police or prosecutors.

    East Valley Tribune - Today's Top Stories

  • SB 1070 says employers who want to claim they were "entrapped" must show the idea of breaking the law started not with them but with police or prosecutors.

    East Valley Tribune - Today's Top Stories

  • Documents filed in 36th District Court acknowledge the cops and a witness lied under oath in a 2005 drug case, but claim they were "entrapped" by bad advice from now retired Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor Karen Plants with consent from also now retired Wayne County Circuit Judge Mary Waterstone.

    detnews.com - Local

  • I'm not sure that I would buy the word 'entrapped'.

    Indymedia Ireland

  • I have deep concerns that Tilly has entrapped the poor old SB operatives by offering co-operation and then running a sting on them.

    Police Need Intelligence Shock « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

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