estafar

estafar(
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fahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (legal)
a. to defraud
Al banquero lo han acusado de estafar a cientos de inversores.The banker has been accused of defrauding hundreds of investors.
b. to swindle
Un comprador nos estafó con una tarjeta de crédito robada.A buyer swindled us with a stolen credit card.
2. (to deceive)
a. to rip off (colloquial)
¡Este billete es falso! ¿Me quieres estafar o qué?This is a counterfeit bill! Are you trying to rip me off, or what?
b. to con
Ten cuidado de que no te estafen esos vendedores callejeros con sus falsificaciones.Be careful that those street vendors don't con you with their knock-off products.
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estafar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (timar, robar)
a. to swindle
2. (commerce)
a. to defraud
estafó cien millones a la empresahe defrauded the company of a hundred million
estafar
transitive verb
to swindle; defraud; twist (familiar)
estafar algo a algn to swindle sb out of sth; defraud sb of sth; ¡me han estafado! I've been done! (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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