In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1engañarhe was deceived by her story — se dejó engañar por lo que le contó
- I thought he loved me, but I was deceived — creía que me quería pero estaba engañada
- to deceive sb into -ing — engañar a algn para que + subj
- she was deceived into handing over the money — la engañaron para que entregara el dinero
- they deceived him into believing that she was dead — le hicieron creer que estaba muerta
- she's deceiving her husband — engaña a su marido
- to be deceived in sb
- I have been deceived in you, Paul — me has defraudado, Paul
- if I'm not deceived in her, she'll make a good leader — si no me engaño / equivoco, será una buena líder
- to deceive oneself — engañarse
- When it comes to deceiving the public, it is obvious that neither political party has a monopoly: both are equally duplicitous.
- They have been cruelly deceived by an industry that doesn't care and a government that doesn't seem to understand.
- He had tried to deceive employers and police by changing his middle name from Phillip to Clayton.
- For a moment, she had believed him… but she couldn't let him deceive her again, it couldn't be true - he didn't love her.
- Whatever goodwill Tom might have toward the situation will surely evaporate should he find out that she has been deliberately deceiving him.
- He helped disguise loans as sales in order to boost the company's revenue - on paper - and thereby deceive the public as well as government regulators.
- It really is important for people to be aware there are people out there willing to deceive our elderly residents.
- The campaign, launched by the Office of Fair Trading, aims to draw attention to unscrupulous holiday clubs that deliberately deceive consumers and pressurise them into membership.
- ‘I was deceived by this person, and I want my money back,’ Mr Khudier said.
- Many have justifiable ethical concerns about deliberately deceiving patients regarding the nature of their treatment.
- Make a list of who told you what, and determine if anyone has something to gain by deceiving you.
- You stole from and deceived patients and colleagues and deliberately covered up your actions.
- Peter could be charged with a number of offences under the Theft Acts 1968 and 1978, as he has clearly deceived his bank manager.
- Indeed it is also clear that your representatives were deliberately lying when making these statements, and thus deliberately intending to deceive members of the public.
- When asked to produce his driving licence, Smith, 41, admitted he had deceived his insurers into believing he was a motorcyclist with several years' experience.
- In any event the document found in its records convinced the Pope that Galileo had deliberately deceived him.
- In other walks of life when people set out deliberately to deceive people, it gets called ‘deceit’.
- Is deceiving a patient about her true medical condition, in the interest of promoting an optimistic attitude, likely to increase her chances of recovery?
- ‘It's difficult to catch someone who is deliberately trying to deceive you,’ Mr. Rosenstiel said.
- The embattled minister refused to be drawn yesterday on accusations that he had deceived the public before the election when he insisted that no spending cuts were planned.
1appearances can deceive — las apariencias engañan
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