cheat


cheat
01. He [cheated] on the test; he kept looking at my paper every time the teacher turned her back.
02. My father [cheated] on his income tax by not declaring all the tips he received as a taxi driver.
03. His wife found out he had been [cheating] on her, and asked him for a divorce.
04. Thomas is a [cheat], and should never be trusted.
05. Last year there was a big scandal in which a number of medical students in this country admitted to extensive [cheating] on their final exams.
06. Anyone caught [cheating] on an exam will receive a "0" for the test.
07. The company was accused of trying to [cheat] its employees out of their retirement benefits.
08. The losing team called the winners a bunch of [cheaters], and said they didn't deserve to win.
09. He always [cheats] on exams; he writes the answers on a sheet of paper that he peeks at from time to time.
10. There have been widespread claims of [cheating] in the election process, with suggestions that ballots from some areas mysteriously disappeared, and that people in other areas were able to vote more than once.
11. I read somewhere that more [cheating] takes place in private, friendly gambling games than in all other gambling games combined.
12. George Allen once said that each of us has been put on earth with the ability to do something well, and that we [cheat] ourselves and the world if we don't use that ability as best we can.
13. Tony Lema once said that golf is like solitaire. When you [cheat], you only [cheat] yourself.
14. Actress Shelley Long once suggested that if you don't quit, and don't [cheat], and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
15. A Chinese proverb remarks, "The first time you [cheat] me, be ashamed. The second time it is I who must be ashamed."
16. A Finnish proverb notes that the wise man will be [cheated] only once.
17. There is a Chinese proverb which suggests that he who has never been [cheated], cannot be a good businessman.

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