French translation of 'short-change'
1. (in shop) [customer] ne pas rendre assez à
2. (= treat unfairly) être injuste envers
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Example Sentences Including 'short-change'
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It is not just entrepreneurs who feel short-changed.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
An audience turning up in its finery and getting anything less would feel short-changed.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Don't feel short-changed with this option.The Sun (2014)
I think our poor, hapless men are probably a little short-changed.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The guitar solo of final track Glass lifts the crowd again but also leaves you feeling a little short-changed after such a short set.The Sun (2009)
I can understand that spectators might feel short-changed, but in reality people have to get used to the idea.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
You might have felt a little short-changed then.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
You were left wanting more, but above all you were left feeling short-changed.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
I couldn't help feeling short-changed.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Few of their rivals are likely to follow, as they attempt to balance the needs of savers who are feeling short-changed.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I feel short-changed and an awful sense of injustice.The Sun (2013)
If we compare ourselves with the likes of footballers and celebrities then no wonder we look at our pay packets and feel short-changed.The Sun (2008)
It is essential that local parties do not feel short-changed when it comes to making that choice.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Maybe you feel short-changed about your childhood.The Sun (2012)
Most of us who live in urban environments have small gardens, but there is no need to feel short-changed.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
For there are serious flaws in the system and students are often short-changed.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'short-change'
Used Rarely. short-change is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'short-change' in Other Languages
British English: short-change VERB
If someone short-changes you, they do not give you enough change after you have bought something from them.
The cashier made a mistake and short-changed him.
- American English: short-change
- Brazilian Portuguese: dar menos dinheiro de troco que o necessário
- Chinese: 少找零钱给…
- European Spanish: dar mal el cambio
- French: rendre trop peu d'argent à
- German: zu wenig Wechselgeld geben
- Italian: dare meno resto del dovuto a
- Japanese: 釣り銭を少なく渡す
- Korean: ~에게 거스름돈을 덜 주다
- European Portuguese: dar menos dinheiro de troco que o necessário
- Spanish: dar mal el cambio
Translation of short-change from the Collins English to French Dictionary