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1(swindle)estafa femininetimo masculine informalafano masculine River Plate slang
- But to have a machete-wielding wild woman and a baseball bat-brandishing hero and to never once get a good look at their handiwork seems like a colossal gyp.
- I'm a bit miffed because weblogging has done absolutely nothing for my sex life - what a gyp.
- The boys simply praise their companions' qualities and unsentimentally lament their death, which in their cosmology was mainly just a big gyp.
- Which is a bit of a gyp, since * they * are the ones who put that spare tire there!
- That also means I never actually turned into a four-foot dragon, which is kind of a gyp.
1(swindle)estafartimartransar Mexico informalto gyp sb out of sth
- they gypped him out of his savings — le birlaron los ahorros
- Lean on the handrails to support the majority of your body weight and gyp yourself out of the workout you deserve.
- While Eva is attracted to freedom of movement, she also associates a non-sedentary lifestyle with criminality, with ‘gypping’ folks of their accumulated possessions.
- Mom woke me up to give me a little broth (since my body has a habit of emptying its contents on an hourly basis, she gypped me of the good stuff).
- I just feel gypped, like I paid ten dollars for a chocolate bar from the ‘best place in town’, and then it turned out to be horrible.
- It doesn't really satisfy, but you probably won't exit the theater feeling gypped.
- What was bothering me was the thought that my boss was acting in a punitive kind of way with intent to gyp me out of what I was entitled to for the purposes of saving money.
- I know they are a ripoff, and regardless of whether I liked the original or not, I feel gypped.
- People are going to come to get their money's worth, and then get gypped.
- You feel gypped when most bands play shorthanded, but not with this lot.
- Or perhaps you got gypped genetically, and earning prize-winning abs has been a losing battle.
- Observing the extent to which Trinidadians are gypped by large businesses and government offices makes me a vocal example of your assertion that the educated class is being lost to countries of the north Atlantic.
- Because I swear that jerk has gypped Joanie and Dinah already this week!
- We felt gypped, cheated, enraged.
- We learned later, after a beautiful drive alongside the palm-lined Euphrates back to Baghdad that our guides had gypped us.
- So did you feel totally gypped when he admitted to cheating on his wife?
- In this manner I consumed this epic work within fifteen minutes and felt gypped.
- Jr. has got to be feeling awfully gypped these days.
- Later we made the corrections and gave each person a copy, so that they never thought that they'd been gypped.
- And we are getting gypped every time contract negotiations come up.
- We are angrily awaiting him, because he gypped us last year.
1(pain, trouble)my back's been giving me gyp — la espalda me ha estado fastidiando / jorobando informal
- my parents will give me gyp if I don't tidy my room — mis padres me echarán una bronca si no ordeno mi cuarto
- But I have arthritis, doctor, which has been giving me gyp for about a decade.
- ‘If I slightly twist the leg or I stand on a stone then it can give me gip,’ she said.
- We'd just spent four hours traipsing around Taunton and, despite two stops for coffee and several rests, my back and legs were giving me gyp.
- My goodness but my joints are giving me gip today!
- Running as if in diving boots, his back looked stiff and his shoulder appeared to be giving him gyp.
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