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swindle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswindleswin‧dle1 /ˈswɪndl/ verb [transitive]  CHEATto get money from someone by deceiving them syn cheatswindle somebody out of something a businessman who swindled investors out of millions of poundsswindler noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
swindleWhen they were doing business and Fong knew he was being swindled, he had nothing but bald hatred for the Ismaili.The agent tried to swindle him out of his deposit and Marc's trying to sort it out.And Fakhru will appreciate my method of operating because has not Fakhru on many occasions swindled me?He swindled only himself and his unsuspecting family.Investors have been swindled out of millions of pounds.He used to swindle people out of their land.Forbes, too, ended up in prison for swindling the government over supplies to hospitals.He was jailed in 1992 for attempting to swindle the insurance company he worked for.Slaughter, Lieutenant, Captain Waters's accomplice in swindling the Tuggses.swindle somebody out of somethingThe two men swindled the company out of $130,000.He used to swindle people out of their land.
swindleswindle2 noun [countable]  CHEATa situation in which someone gets money by deceiving someone else a big tax swindle
Examples from the Corpus
swindleSince that is nothing short of a swindle, should not the Minister stop it?He knew the milk deal was a swindle, the handbills another fraud.The whole property development proposal was a swindle. They never intended to build anything.Hundreds, thousands, and not one of them with sufficient imagination to try a really extravagant swindle.She couldn't believe that anyone as nice as Angelica could have been mixed up in an insurance swindle.Donna in confusion said she didn't know what insurance swindle.Young was convicted for his participation in a $2 million stock swindle.The annual audit, due in April, would have uncovered the swindle.
From Longman Business Dictionaryswindleswin‧dle /ˈswɪndl/ verb [transitive]LAW to get money from someone dishonestly by deceiving themswindle somebody out of somethingHe was convicted of charges that he swindled clients and partners out of £3.5 million.swindle something out of somebody/ swindle something from somebodyThe scheme was designed to swindle more than $250 million from the bank.swindle noun [countable]a £12 million insurance swindleswindler noun [countable]a band of international bank swindlers→ See Verb table
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Verb table
swindle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyswindle
he, she, itswindles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyswindled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave swindled
he, she, ithas swindled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad swindled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill swindle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have swindled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam swindling
he, she, itis swindling
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you, we, theyare swindling
Past
I, he, she, itwas swindling
you, we, theywere swindling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been swindling
he, she, ithas been swindling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been swindling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be swindling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been swindling
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