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gyp 1

American English: /dʒɪp/
British English: /dʒɪp/

noun

transitive verb -pp-

  • [colloquial] (swindle) to gyp somebody out of somethingthey gypped him out of his savings
    le birlaron los ahorros [colloquial]
    lo embaucaron y le quitaron los ahorros
    le transaron sus ahorros (Mexico) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • We learned later, after a beautiful drive alongside the palm-lined Euphrates back to Baghdad that our guides had gypped us.
    • Mom woke me up to give me a little broth (since my body has a habit of emptying its contents on an hourly basis, she gypped me of the good stuff).
    • We are angrily awaiting him, because he gypped us last year.

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gyp 2
American English: /dʒɪp/
British English: /dʒɪp/

noun

  • uncountable (British English) [colloquial] (pain, trouble)my back's been giving me gyp
    la espalda me ha estado fastidiando or jorobando [colloquial]
    my parents will give me gyp if I don't tidy my room
    mis padres me echarán una bronca si no ordeno mi cuarto [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • My goodness but my joints are giving me gip today!
    • ‘If I slightly twist the leg or I stand on a stone then it can give me gip,’ she said.
    • We'd just spent four hours traipsing around Taunton and, despite two stops for coffee and several rests, my back and legs were giving me gyp.

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