he/she is cheating
-está engañando
Present progressivehe/sheconjugation ofcheat.

cheat

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PREMIUM
cheat(
chit
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to trick)
a. engañar
Some fairground games are made to cheat people.Algunos juegos de feria están pensados para engañar a la gente.
2. (to swindle)
a. timar
He asked our company to invest in his idea, but he was trying to cheat us.Pidió a nuestra empresa que invirtiera en su idea, pero intentaba timarnos.
b. estafar
They cheated him out of all the money in his pension fund.Le estafaron todo el dinero de su fondo de pensiones.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (in games)
a. hacer trampa
I saw that he was hiding something in his sleeve. I think he's cheating.He visto que escondía algo en la manga. Creo que está haciendo trampa.
4. (in an exam)
a. copiar
The teacher caught me cheating during the exam.El profesor me pilló copiando en el examen.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
5. (dishonest person)
a. el tramposo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la tramposa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Cheats are banned from entering the city's casinos.Los tramposos tienen prohibida la entrada en los casinos de la ciudad.
6. (swindler)
a. el estafador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la estafadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The world is full of cheats who are after your money.El mundo está lleno de estafadores que buscan quitarte tu dinero.
7. (trick)
a. la trampa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I can't do that. It would be a cheat, wouldn't it?No puedo hacerlo. Sería trampa, ¿verdad?
b. el cheto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(in videogames)
He showed me a few cheats for the video game I'd bought.Me enseñó unos chetos para el videojuego que había comprado.
8. (fraud)
a. la estafa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The whole business was a cheat!¡Todo el negocio era una estafa!
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cheat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (dishonest person)
a. el tramposo(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la tramposo(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (deception, trick)
a. la trampa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
that's a cheateso es trampa
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. engañar
he cheated her out of the moneyle estafó todo el dinero
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (in game)
a. hacer trampa
5. (in exam)
a. copiar
cheat [tʃiːt]
noun
1 (person) tramposoatramposa (m) (f);a tramposa (at cards) tramposoatramposa (m) (f);a tramposa fulleroafullera (m) (f);a fullera
2 (fraud) estafa (f); fraude (m); (trick) trampa (f)
it was a cheat fue una estafa or un timo; hubo trampa
transitive verb
(swindle) estafar; timar; (trick) engañar
to cheat sb out of sth estafar algo a algn; to feel cheated sentirse defraudado
intransitive verb
hacer trampa(s); (in exam) copiar;
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