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diddle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiddledid‧dle /ˈdɪdl/ verb [transitive] British English informal  CHEATto get money from someone by deceiving them syn swindlediddle somebody out of something They’ll diddle you out of your last penny if you let them.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
diddleIn high school, he often diddled around on the piano.In this instance, the Department of Health is diddling general practitioners.Don has cleared up the way he diddled his income-tax returns.
From Longman Business Dictionarydiddledid‧dle /ˈdɪdl/ verb [transitive] informal to get money from someone by deceiving themI’m sure he diddled me out of quite a lot of money!→ See Verb table
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Verb table
diddle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydiddle
he, she, itdiddles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydiddled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave diddled
he, she, ithas diddled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad diddled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill diddle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have diddled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam diddling
he, she, itis diddling
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you, we, theyare diddling
Past
I, he, she, itwas diddling
you, we, theywere diddling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been diddling
he, she, ithas been diddling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been diddling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be diddling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been diddling
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