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dupe
American English: /d(j)up/
British English: /djuːp/

Translation of dupe in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • to dupe somebody into -ing
    engañar or embaucar a alguien para que + subjunctive
    she duped him into buying it
    lo engañó or lo embaucó para que se lo comprara
    I was duped into believing she loved me
    me embaucó or me engañó haciéndome creer que me quería
    Example sentences
    • I'd give this CD away to charity, but then of course, some sucker would be duped into paying for it.
    • An elderly Swindon woman has narrowly escaped being duped into sending money to a dubious get-rich-quick scheme.
    • Shoppers are being duped into handing over thousands of pounds by to a gang of street vendors who claim to be collecting money for children's wheelchairs.

noun

  • inocentón, (-tona) (masculine, feminine)
    primo, (-ma) (masculine, feminine) (Spain) [colloquial]
    I realized I'd been the dupe of a con man
    me di cuenta de que había sido víctima de un estafador

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