cheat on
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to be unfaithful to)
a. engañar
Martin's wife left him when she found out he was cheating on her.La esposa de Martín lo dejó cuando se enteró de que la estaba engañando.
b. poner los cuernos
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Pablo found out that his wife was cheating on him, but he doesn't know who the other man is.Pablo se enteró de que su esposa le estaba poniendo los cuernos, pero no sabe quién es el otro hombre.
2. (to fail to comply)
a. incumplir
Susan has been sanctioned for cheating on her tax return.Susan ha sido sancionada por incumplir en su declaración de impuestos.
b. hacer trampa
Tristan admitted that he cheated on the test.Tristán admitió que hizo trampa en la prueba.
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cheat on
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (be unfaithful to)
a. engañar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
cheat on
intransitive verb
especially (US) [+person] engañar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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