In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sinvergüenza masculinegranuja masculine(lawyer) picapleitos masculine informal
- So now, six years in, what should these shysters, lawyers, and purveyors of vacuous mediocrity do next?
- The defense painted the accuser's mother as a shakedown shyster.
- The refugee issue comes down to a shyster pointing out with one hand those people over there who will harm you, while dipping the other hand into the pocket of the xenophobicly distracted.
- But to a significant degree it keeps out shysters, and those who are in meet minimum acceptable standards.
- Adapted from the short stories of Damon Runyon, the show put on stage for the first time the gamblers, gangsters and shysters of the area around Times Square.
- I put myself out on the line for this guy, and he was nothing but a shyster with a slick lawyer.
- There is no place for chancers, shysters and skelms at sea… no political payback appointments who could literally sink a ship.
- He declared the amount to be ‘good value for money in a business largely conducted by shysters and sharks.’
- ‘There were shysters, con men, everybody who would find this business attractive because you print your own money,’ he recalls.
- If there'd been anything to sue and resue and re-resue over, you can bet those 5,000 shysters the campaign flew in would be doing it.
- He's a shyster, they say, ripping off poor uneducated country folk with his mumbo-jumbo, and luring a stream of young girls into his bed.
- Joseph Alessi's playing of the husband and then a shyster lawyer is fine acting.
- Sekules eventually left the sport behind, increasingly disgusted at the mercenary amorality of the businessmen and shysters behind the scenes.
- He was a shyster lawyer, and had a wife and thirteen half-witted children.
- Today many of the players earn huge amounts of money, and in place of the local shyster looking for a little glory, you have the multinational capitalist looking for huge profits.
- The gun manufacturers, together with other interested parties, should sue the law schools that manufacture the sort of ambulance-chasing shysters who initiate such litigation.
- Austere narrative depicts a 1950s Peterborough, Ontario swarming with tricksters, murderers, shysters and sodomites.
- And some would call him a big, you know, phony and a shyster.
- I was under no obligation to serve anything to the other party whatsoever, and if they had any complaints then they should take it up with the shyster.
- Ellis claims that the deceased shyster forgave him several months' rent that Harry now tries to collect.
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