Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 22:09
string along (third-person singular simple present strings along, present participle stringing along, simple past and past participle strung along)
- (transitive, idiomatic) To keep somebody falsely believing that one has certain intentions.
- She's been telling me for ages that she wants to meet up, but won't give me a date. I'm convinced she's stringing me along.