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Telephone booking fees are another ploy used by airlines to shunt us online. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Time will tell whether the ploy works. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Voters decided it was a cynical ploy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was exactly the same ploy they used with the choirboy. The Sun (2009)They can now breathe easy as the bold ploy clearly worked. The Sun (2016)They also deny that delaying the pain until after the election is a cynical political ploy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The ploy seems to work for her. The Sun (2008)It could be seen as a cynical ploy to avoid the move. The Sun (2015)It is not often a ploy that works. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the ploy did not work as he had imagined it would. RALEGH'S LAST JOURNEY: A Tale of Madness, Vanity and Treachery (2003)Critics of the allowances system say it is a cynical ploy devised by pay consultants. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To an extent the ploy works. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This ploy worked like a charm. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Passing on measly increases to savers isn't the only ploy banks have used to boost profits. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Back the champion two-year-old was a ploy used by many. The Sun (2007)The ploy works - until the giant carnivorous hybrid escapes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many will also view it as a cynical ploy by the Wembley suits. The Sun (2012)She used humour, and the regime wasn't altogether used to that ploy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It looks as if cuts are being used as a ploy to sneak in soggy Lib Dem policies. The Sun (2010)
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Britisches Englisch: ploy NOUN
A ploy is a way of behaving that someone plans carefully and secretly in order to gain an advantage for themselves.
...a cynical marketing ploy.
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