French translation of 'ruse'
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Not only does the ruse work, but it succeeds beyond anyone's wildest expectations.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Was his slow pace a cunning ruse?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Was this some ruse worked out on the training ground, they wondered?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
What a cunning ruse of theirs it was, to open for business each day bang on my daughter's teatime.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
And he used the same ruse to post naked photos of her on adult websites.The Sun (2011)
But it was only to use as a ruse.The Sun (2014)
He was arrested on Monday after agents used a ruse to get his fingerprints.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
If it was a ruse, it worked.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Now other tropical sea snakes will be studied to see if they use the ruse.The Sun (2009)
The most common ruse was using grandparents' addresses but in some cases parents temporarily rented a home closer to the preferred school.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The ruse worked despite his almost uncontrollable trembling.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The ruse worked for three years until a judge asked the specialist cancer hospital if the 51-year-old was a patient.The Sun (2009)
Or maybe it was part of a cunning ruse not to get arrested.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: ruse NOUN
A ruse is an action or plan which is intended to deceive someone.
It is now clear that this was a ruse to divide them.
Translation of ruse from the Collins English to French Dictionary