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Lead up the garden path? #1 (permalink) Wed Nov 10, 2004 11:16 am   Lead up the garden path?
 

Test No. incompl/inter-15 "Popular Idioms (2) Garden", question 5

He led her up the garden ..........

(a) path
(b) lane
(c) street
(d) road

Test No. incompl/inter-15 "Popular Idioms (2) Garden", answer 5

He led her up the garden path.

Correct answer: (a) path

Your answer was: incorrect
He led her up the garden road.
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why "path" not "road" what does it mean?
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Lead them up the garden path #2 (permalink) Wed Nov 10, 2004 11:45 am   Lead them up the garden path
 

To leave someone up the garden path is an idom and it means to mislead or deceive someone deliberately.

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Lead up the garden path? #3 (permalink) Fri Oct 07, 2005 10:49 am   Lead up the garden path?
 

hi,Torsten.so the expression is to leave someone up the garden or to lead? :?:
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Lead up the garden path? #4 (permalink) Fri Oct 07, 2005 10:53 am   Lead up the garden path?
 

Lead. Torsten was merely typing quickly in order to be able to answer all of the questions here.
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Lead up the garden #5 (permalink) Fri Oct 07, 2005 14:15 pm   Lead up the garden
 

Exactly. Thanks MM.

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