In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1engaño masculineto obtain sth by deception — obtener algo mediante / valiéndose de engaños
- a gross deception — un burdo engaño
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- She was jailed for three years and nine months for 15 counts of deception but was acquitted of attempted murder.
- The trial jury unanimously cleared him of charges of larceny and trying to obtain money by deception.
- A person who obtains property under such circumstances will be obtaining property by deception.
- He was arrested on suspicion of obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception and damaging police property.
- What has happened to the elements of darkness, deception and fear that used to be a part of the fairytale world?
- She admitted deception and agreed to pay the money straight away.
- At the hearing it emerged that he had convictions for deception and theft dating back more than 30 years.
- How easily the untruths flow when one embarks upon a path of deception, she thought, ashamed of herself.
- After all, deception only works when the would-be deceiver has a reputation for telling the truth.
- He also strongly condemned the role of the mass media in this mass deception.
- The easiest people to deceive are those who think that they are immune to deception.
- Even so, he has continued his policy of deception and prevarication.
- The purpose of this deliberate deception is easy to see.
- In other words, you don't need to be a government insider to detect official deception and hypocrisy.
- Language is frequently manipulated for the purpose of deception.
- There's a difference between managing perceptions and practicing outright deception.
- Without vigorous fact-checking by the press, political deception is all too easy.
- You can scarcely believe one politician capable of such deception.
- He pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice and attempting to obtain a money transfer by deception.
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