In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- How did I know that she wasn't double-crossing Jacob and me?
- The informant had a plan of double-crossing us from the beginning, and sold us out to some civilian from this area.
- Do not feel that by doing this you are double-crossing Emily Post.
- After double-crossing her collaborators, she finds herself desperate to find a passport to get out of France.
- It's his lucky day and he decides to celebrate by double-crossing his colleague.
- In his drive for domination, Moe double-crossed his racketeering wire partners by going into business against them.
- But the latent reason did not become clear until a year later when he double-crossed us and accepted to join Kirsan as one of his useful innocents.
- The dealer gives his money to the stockbroker only to find out he's been double-crossed.
- ‘The movie starts out with the perfect heist and we're double-crossed from within our own crew and spend the rest of the movie trying to recapture our treasure,’ he explained further.
- The source may, more importantly, be double-crossing the spooks.
- When I am double-crossed and outwitted by another competent player, I am somewhat peeved, probably dismayed at the appearance of my crumbling position on the board, and if anything mad at myself for not outguessing my opponent.
- I knew all along he was double-crossing us all from the beginning.
- He's been double-crossed by would-be clients too many times to relax when someone he knows drops by.
- Although Tom deplores that other so-called friends have double-crossed Rodney, have in effect set him up, Tom does the same here.
- Having double-crossed his criminal associates in Glasgow, he returns to the Midlands with a bag of stolen cash, determined to win back Shirley and his daughter Marlene.
- Had the Li family been double-crossed by a once faithful employee?
- The rest of the movie is in Los Angeles as the criminals plot revenge - and the return of their gold - on the man who double-crossed them.
- When they think someone is double-crossing them they don't have to apply judge's rules and prove it beyond reasonable doubt.
- I hope this will change their mind about double-crossing me.
- Fairly simple, it's a noble who promised a necklace to someone but the maker double-crossed him, took his money, and kept the necklace, claiming he sold it to the man and the man had lost it.
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