Prepositions after "deceive"

deceive by, in, into, on or about?

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    In 61% of cases deceive by is used
    Don't be fooled or deceived by this man's deceitful tongue.
    For too long comrades we were deceived by both organisations.
    CARO MELDRUM-HANNA: deceived by her own grandmother, Zarine was trapped.
    Further, if he was a deceived by Satan then we are faced with another problem.
    Among them are the claims that he was a lunatic, a liar, or deceived by the devil.
    Please do not be deceived by my name, I am well aware of the grievances felt by the Irish.
    Oh, what a tangled Web we weave when we first practice to deceive by creating false Twitter accounts.
    I believe that Dr Owuor is either deceived by Satan, or he is making these stories up to be famous among the people.
    But remember that we are nothing more than paranoid, territorial, group-thinking man-apes, easily deceived by our prejudices.

    In 10% of cases deceive in is used
    Finland have shown glimpses of more versatile, imaginative attacking football but failed to deceive in terms of results.
    Tottenham have flattered to deceive in this fixture down the years, so much so that at no point did their two-goal cushion look secure.

    In 7% of cases deceive on is used
    Now we're not deceived on that.

    In 2% of cases deceive as is used
    We are deceived as to the nature of objects and of cause-effect relationships, all of which are subject to change.

    In 2% of cases deceive to is used
    This is so deceiving to sellers who think they are hiring the realtor with the years of experience negotiating to look after them.

    In 2% of cases deceive under is used
    People even slightly left-of-centre need to grow a set and start loudly calling out those who deceive under the guide of ' journalism ' at the behest of the right.

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