You could argue that was swindled money well spent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's really all a great swindle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She swindled taxpayers' cash to spend on her vanity. The Sun (2010)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)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， swindle 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: 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.
swindle 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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