lead sb astray

lead sb astray
(teach someone bad habits, or be responsible for making someone do something wrong) — сбить с пути (истинного), оказать дурное влияние, плохо повлиять

Teenagers are fiercely independent, but the risks of being led astray are also much greater at this age. (GTI)

be/get led astray by the wrong crowd — попасть под влияние дурной компании, быть сбитым с пути дурной компанией

..... “I got an ASBO as a result of being led astray by the wrong crowd,” James says.
..... Often times teenagers are led astray because they get involved with the wrong crowd.

Related vocabulary:
[дурная компания]