bait and switch


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  • noun

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a deceptive way of selling that involves advertising a product at a very low price in order to attract customers who are then persuaded to switch to a more expensive product

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The Bait and Switch title no doubt refers to self-help organizations, attended by the author, promising job networking.
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The state may not, however, bait and switch by "holding out what plainly appears to be a `clear and certain' postdeprivation remedy and then declar[ing], only after the disputed taxes have been paid, that no such remedy exists.