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1(scapegoat)cabeza de turco femininechivo expiatorio masculineI'm not going to be your patsy — yo no pienso pagar el pato por ti informal
- she escaped and I was the patsy who went to jail — ella se escapó y yo fui el pánfilo que fue a la cárcel
- He seems to perpetually be a patsy or bad guy in everything he plays, which I suppose he can't complain about since he's made a living at it.
- Being a steadfast ally of the US doesn't mean being a patsy.
- They didn't like to look bad, so they would be looking for someone to pin it on and if they found out he had taken the car, he would be a perfect patsy.
- I don't know whether you are misguided, clueless, a patsy, or a fool.
- So can you believe that Ashley already has a new patsy for the school year?
- Maybe they figured they would know too much to be reliable patsies.
- There had to be darker forces, some mysterious hand driving him to do this, to make him a patsy, then to silence him in public.
- He says he is being made a patsy by the government.
- I try never to forget that even for the powerful and their patsies, this is all a surreal and confusing game.
- Mapes thereby revealed herself to be a patsy, a mark, a victim of the Big Con.
- Show Europe that Ireland isn't the patsy they think we are.
- There is a difference between being magnanimous and being a patsy.
- This is a fiendishly clever plot, and he is indeed the patsy.
- The average guy who buys a mutual fund is not an investor at all; he's a chump, a patsy, a schmuck.
- A well-dressed man virtually fed the victim to the mob, then escaped, and Marquez wonders if the supposed assassin was really an innocent patsy.
- In fact, they have been just such patsies for years.
- ‘I know what a patsy is,’ Bert says, mimicking Jonnie's earlier words.
- He said: ‘The Scottish police were nobody's patsies.’
- To their shame, these business leaders view shareholders as patsies, not partners.
- He is an excellent patsy to take on the role, as he has Alzheimer's and can't be asked any embarrassing questions.
2(easy victim)presa fácil feminine informalprimo masculine Spain informalprima feminine Spain informal
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