lead to believe

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In fact, papers now reveal she was not as hard done by as we were lead to believe.
While most investors have been lead to believe that it is wise to be fully invested at all times, PCA users are able to sustain a 70% decline, preserving capital to deploy at market lows.
In addition, they have been lead to believe by some of the software vendors that the solution magically comes out of a box.