swindle

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈswɪndəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈswɪndəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(swindl)


Inflections of 'swindle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
swindles
v 3rd person singular
swindling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
swindled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
swindled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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swindle

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [a dishonest, an illegal] swindle
  2. hey, this is a swindle!
  3. hey, that was a swindle!
  4. [an insurance, a tax] swindle
  5. a [$5] million swindle
  6. fell for the swindle
  7. was tricked by the swindle
  8. got caught up in a swindle
  9. came up with a new swindle
  10. thought of a new swindle
  11. always thinking of (new) swindles
  12. always has some kind of swindle (going)
  13. masterminded a [tax] swindle
  14. part of an [elaborate, insurance] swindle
v
  1. swindle [people, them, their customers, the elderly]
  2. swindle [millions] from them
  3. swindle them out of their [money, savings]
  4. swindle [money] from [innocent victims, the state]
  5. swindled her into [paying, believing, buying]
  6. she was swindled into [paying]
  7. you've been swindled
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