In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(deceive)estafarengañartimarto cheat sb (out) of sth
- they were cheated (out) of their land — los estafaron / engañaron / timaron quitándoles las tierras
- I cheated on his trust and took advantage of his stoical nature.
- And as long as the financial rewards for success are so lucrative there will always be an incentive to cheat in order to gain any advantage.
- But mostly, it is an attempt to cheat and gain effects by means other than by science.
- I am aware in New South Wales of many individuals who have been denied practice because they have either cheated on exams, or have committed some act of dishonesty.
- The athlete cheats and through his dishonesty he wins a gold medal and earns a considerable amount of money.
- Self-interest is fine, but lying and cheating undermine the capitalism process.
- He has been painted by the Western press as a drunk, a psychotic, an unreconstructed Stalinist, and a guy who cheats at golf.
- Ford, playing a low-life hustler who cheats at cards and dice, has a soft, dark, sensuous look, sensitive rather than intelligent.
- People would think twice about cheating if the penalty were imprisonment or a hefty fine.
- No matter what the outcome, cheating hurts the cause of school improvement.
- He says, any way you cut it, I mean anything you ingest in your body that gives you an unfair, competitive edge is cheating.
- Call it what you like - cheating, gaining an edge, professionalism - the world of football would be far less interesting without this kind of controversy to keep us all engaged.
- Administrators may be able to overcome many bad decisions but never dishonesty, cheating or lying.
- Will they lie, cheat and steal to gain political power?
- It's essentially telling them, either the state is over its head, or it simply is cheating and being dishonest.
- At present it is a cheat's charter in which those doing the policing are those who gain most from cheating.
- That is why when cheating occurs, it is often done through the subtle hinting from city or county leaders.
- Lying, cheating, deception and duplicity only matter when you lose, for the winners rewrite history.
- When the other side is dishonest, lying, or cheating or when a problem is impossible to resolve, no amount of negotiation will do you any good.
- So you had these excesses of deception and shenanigans and cheating.
- A miracle baby who cheated death after being born four months early is today a ‘happy and healthy’ boy who has just celebrated his first birthday.
- A mother and her 13-month old baby cheated death by moments thanks to a dramatic rescue from their burning home in Kendal.
- A courageous schoolgirl has cheated death, not once but twice.
- At home, the reward of having cheated death is tempered by new concerns.
- A man who cheated death in a blaze at his home today praised firefighters to whom he said he ‘owed his life’.
- A grandfather who cheated death after suffering horrific burns on holiday has been dubbed a ‘walking miracle’.
- A couple have told how they cheated death when a hurricane struck their hotel during a holiday from hell.
- A speeding driver who cheated death in a horrific collision has made a desperate plea for Swindon motorists to slow down.
- Twice in the past two years Burns had cheated death.
- A climber who cheated death near the summit of Everest vows to return to the world's highest peak to finish the conquest.
- A motorist who cheated death when his car plunged into icy water has been told to pay a £70 bill for polluting a Yorkshire river.
- Two men cheated death when they were rescued from freezing floodwaters after their dinghy capsized near Selby.
- In February last year when construction work had not long been underway, two builders cheated death when a concrete stairwell collapsed beneath them.
- A family of five cheated death when a blaze ripped through their loft on Thursday night.
- A terrifying cliff plunge left a group of friends counting their blessings when they cheated death during a drive in Kerry.
- The 86-year-old had already cheated death several times.
- A second Sutton family also cheated death in the natural disaster.
- But a Yorkshire honeymoon couple yesterday told how they cheated death - because they were too tired to go out after spending the day sightseeing.
- A family of five today told how they cheated death when a gas blast ripped through their York home on Christmas Day.
- Nothing makes you feel more alive than thinking you've just cheated death.
1(act deceitfully)hacer trampasto cheat at cards — hacer trampa(s) jugando a las cartas
- to cheat on / (British) in an exam — hacer trampa / copiar(se) (en un examen)
- he cheated on his income tax — hizo trampas en la declaración de la renta
2(be unfaithful)to cheat on sb — engañar a algn
- He decided to speed up the breakup by cheating on me.
- The most horrible part of it was, she was cheating on me and we were living together.
- I had broken up with him about a year before that because he had been cheating on me for nearly a year.
- Last year I discovered that my wife of more than a dozen years had been cheating on me with two different men: one for more than five years, the other for a little over a year.
- The bottom line is that on some level, I feel like I'm cheating on my husband, but obviously, there's nothing sexual between my friend and me.
- Next week, Shandi cheats on her boyfriend again, this time with an Italian dude, and then there is more yelling and crying on the phone with said cheated-on boyfriend.
- Well, I found out his girlfriend's e-mail address, and under a false name I told her that her boyfriend had been cheating on her with me and a bunch of other girls.
- He'd been cheating on me with some girl from the Internet as a way of avoiding the fact that we weren't getting along as well as we used to.
- Of course, one of the women was also cheating on her lover with a man, which so infuriated her lover that it resulted in one woman killing the other in a jealous rage.
- I don't think I can resist cheating on my boyfriend.
- I loved my husband very much, and I feel I would be cheating on him or tarnishing his memory for his boys if I started dating this soon.
- I know my husband is not cheating on me, but I feel as though he wishes he were still running around.
- He keeps cheating on her and she knows it, but she never leaves him.
- I didn't cheat on anyone, or date someone else to gain what I wanted.
- I don't trust my boyfriend, I don't believe a word he says, and I honestly believe he is cheating on me.
- I asked her if she was seeing someone else, and she denied it at first, but finally admitted to cheating on me.
- Sometimes I even feel like I'm cheating on Mike by being in love with Ryan.
- I was going out with this one guy, Alex, and I found out he was cheating on me so I broke up with him over the phone.
- You were cheating on her up until two months ago?
- Another guy I know was cheating on his wife, but ultimately broke off the affair and went back to her.
1(US also) cheater /ˈtʃiːtərˈtʃiːtə(r)/(swindler) estafador masculine(swindler) estafadora feminine(at cards) tramposo masculine(at cards) tramposa feminine(at cards) fulero masculine Spain informal(at cards) fulera feminine Spain informal(in exam) tramposo masculine(in exam) tramposa feminine
- Now testing is the responsibility of the US Anti-Doping Agency, a no-holds-barred body that hunts drugs cheats relentlessly and ruthlessly.
- The referee said I was a liar and a cheat, but my foot was injured at that time.
- A benefits cheat who dishonestly claimed £22,000 while living a life of luxury said today that no amount of money could buy happiness.
- I do it in love, and charity, and compassion to your soul: I believe it to be a public duty to warn people against cheats, quacks, and impostors.
- An honest person will have friends who value honesty, and a dishonest one will have cheats as friends.
- All of the medical expertise should be focused on getting tests that are sharp enough to catch even the most expert of cheats.
- He is a proven liar, a cheat and a chancer, a man so arrogant that he thought he was above the law.
- The blood tests which snared three drugs cheats at last month's Winter Olympics could be missing from the anti-doping programme throughout Britain this year, including the Commonwealth Games.
- However, if it leads to increased revenue to be spent on road improvements, motorists can only benefit in the end - and honest motorists will have the satisfaction of knowing they are no longer subsidising as many cheats.
- They are all cheats, people say, all swindlers.
- Housing benefit cheats on the Yorkshire coast face being pursued by debt collectors and the courts in a new purge on fraud which has already reduced the money owed to hard-pressed local chargepayers by nearly two-thirds.
- The courteous, honest, plain dealing man in the market will always endure over the cheat and rogue or fraudster.
- With time, he becomes more and more impressed with the young woman - at the same time he discovers her artist husband is a liar and a cheat.
- The man who closed the net on drug cheats at the Olympics warns that even tougher action to clean up sport is still to come
- Last year the district council prosecuted three benefit cheats, resulting in a total award of £9,000, with a further £7,000 in administrative penalties.
- These people are cheats, fraudsters, charlatans and hoaxers.
- Athletes who abide by the rules are up against cheats with a distinct advantage.
- Chrissie paints a picture of Den as a liar and a cheat.
- He's a liar and a cheat, and merely being ‘quite reluctant’ to rely on him is far too weak a response.
- As the trial unfolded, the press split between those who thought her a liar and a cheat, but believed the jury would acquit, and the loyalists.
2(trick, fraud)trampa feminineestafa feminine
- And if the climactic surprise feels like a magician's cheat, at least we've been hoodwinked by a master.
- Some casinos subscribe to the agency, which protects casinos from cheats and scams.
- The label could be a fake, a counterfeit, a cheat.
- It's a bit of a cheat pretending that a town with a population of eleven thousand is a village, but in comparison to neighbouring Watford the place is positively rural.
- Of course we all want to be able to detect the lie, the cheat, the swindle, the manipulation.
- The number of fare cheats has now been reduced to about 1,500 a day.
- Corny story cheats become believable, and meaningful, because the whole story works this way.
- Has it been proved to you that there was a cheat on the Revenue, a conspiracy?
- Only at the end, when the director employs a cheat to offer one final plot twist, do things start to unravel.
- It is a sales gimmick, a cheat, a swindle, a scam.
- The film has three slackers riding their way through college on scams, cheats and underhanded stunts.
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