French translation of 'swindle'
to swindle sb out of sth escroquer qch à qn
I’m sure they swindled you out of that money. Je suis sûr qu’ils vous ont escroqué cet argent.
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If you want to make your hair stand on end, read the story of the great salad oil swindle.Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
It's all part of the great Sarko swindle.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It is the biggest swindle in sport that the women's prizes are on a par with the men's.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
A police probe into claims the former Europe minister had swindled taxpayers' cash was dropped three years ago.The Sun (2013)
It's really all a great swindle.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She swindled taxpayers' cash to spend on her vanity.The Sun (2010)
You could argue that was swindled money well spent.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: swindle VERB
If someone swindles a person or an organization, they deceive them in order to get something valuable from them, especially money.
A businessman swindled investors out of a small fortune.
Translation of swindle from the Collins English to French Dictionary