In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If this report is true, it is an insult to the intelligence of Irish farmers and smacks of the worst kind of political and bureaucratic chicanery.
- But all these examples are nothing more than political chicanery.
- Set aside the usual circus ring tricks of political chicanery.
- They are matter-of-factly attempting to snatch the youngsters from us by chicanery.
- The managers hope that, through chicanery and fraud, they could save the dollar from sudden death.
- In reality, it is the outcome of the growing national opposition faced by the occupying forces, which no amount of chicanery will forestall.
- So there you have it, it's another case of British achievement being brought down by foreign chicanery.
- Again, such chicanery is only possible in the human world.
- His sky-rocket ascent was almost certainly powered by bribery, manipulation, and other chicanery.
- If this were to actually come to pass, it could open the door to all sorts of chicanery.
- This fiscal chicanery is part of a larger pattern.
- Unfortunately, confusion about the Earned Income Tax Credit has created opportunities for chicanery.
- I wonder if he will allow this bit of chicanery to stand.
- In the last few months, we've found that chicanery sometimes extends to companies' nutrition information.
- Apparently he considered adultery a lesser crime than financial chicanery, and by pleading the one, he avoided the other.
- The remark was not brought on by some thieving or chicanery on my part, but rather by a political speech I'd made which this person didn't like.
- What do the Austrians have to say about all this chicanery?
- Lies, fraud, chicanery and self indulgence are endemic in society today - or am I being presumptuous?
- Computer experts at respected universities have sounded the alarm over the potential for high-tech chicanery.
- The social stigma of losing necessitated strategy, even chicanery.
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