Throw the public askew

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Definition

to throw somebody askew: to confuse, disorientate, mislead somebody
idiom

(the painting on the wall is) askew: (the painting on the wall is) not straight
adjective, adverb

Examples

  • "Is it true that you threw the public askew with a great slew of false clues?"

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