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short-change

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Definición de short-change en inglés:

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[with object]
1Cheat (someone) by giving insufficient money as change: I’m sure I was short-changed at the bar
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Can I sue my corner shop if they short-change me?
  • If you are short-changed at a supermarket checkout point it might be a mistake.
1.1Treat unfairly by withholding something of value: (as adjective short-changed) I felt short-changed when United left five of their stars at home
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We have, therefore, chosen to live quietly with the ban, confident that sooner or later Government would realise that ultimately it is short-changing the people.
  • The poll, conducted by the University of Pennsylvania's National Annenberg Election Survey, underscored the way that the irrational clustering of the primaries short-changes voters.
  • When it does resurface, on the final page of the book, it short-changes the reader dramatically and disappointingly.

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Pronunciación: vɪˈdʒɛsɪm(ə)l
adjective
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