Definition of 'con'
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We kept listing the pros and cons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Is the game up for the con man? The Sun (2017)Both are decked out with all mod cons as well as some great quirky features. The Sun (2016)There are pros and cons to huge artistic success. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One of the challenges people have now is weighing up the pros and cons of different vendor platforms. Computing (2010)You still get mod cons en suite, with hot shower and flushing loo. The Sun (2016)Yet Wootton makes us sympathise with this lacquered con man, as well as laugh at him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Spurs star is in danger of becoming known as a cheat after a catalogue of con tricks, which have not only proved costly to his reputation. The Sun (2016)I have not inquired for some years because I have become convinced the bonds are a national con trick. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are trying to con the referee. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No wonder he begins to suspect that this is one big con. The Sun (2014)What are the pros and cons of holding on to the apartment as an investment? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The result of this con trick on our young? The Sun (2010)He is a compulsive liar and con man who should be avoided at all costs. The Sun (2007)Say no to any mod cons such as shadow pockets and acid washes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What are the pros and cons of each? Times, Sunday Times (2012)What are the pros and cons of an asset purchase and dissolution? Christianity Today (2000)This is a sport where few players will think twice about conning a referee to get an opponent booked. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Four other victims were also conned. The Sun (2010)It was all a big con. The Sun (2012)That would be a con trick. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No mod cons but quite unique. Times, Sunday Times (2015)See the story on page 9 for more on cons and scams. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As the quality of detection increases, so does the sophistication of the con job. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But yesterday he admitted conning eight more victims at the city's crown court. The Sun (2012)When she did so, the con man stayed on the line. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We felt tricked, conned by the coach. The Sun (2009)We moved to a council semi nearby, with an inside loo and proper mod cons. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a con job. INSIDE THE TORNADO: MARKETING STRATEGIES FROM SILICON VALLEY'S CUTTING EDGE (2001)I think he's a con man. The Sun (2013)One of his con victims said: 'He is evil. The Sun (2013)
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