con trick


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con trick

n
informal a shortened form of confidence trick
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con trick

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HUNDREDS of iPhone owners are being hit by a con trick that enables thieves to wreak havoc by stealing their password and email address.
Osborne has pulled off the biggest con trick ever and we'll all suffer for the next four years because, make no mistake, he'll pull another rabbit out of the hat in time for the next election.
The Government con trick where they say more people are in employment when in fact they are working for their benefits, hence ridding us of the minimum wage and fiddling the job figures.
It seems that this could be the biggest con trick of all time netting in a cool PS2bn of our taxes just to occasionally produce 3.
It is a con trick, plain and simple, and the minister should admit that and urge his colleagues to adopt Labour's price freeze as the only way to curb these profiteering energy companies.
ACROSS 1 Small country house 5 Con trick 10 Segment of a circle 11 Spaceman 12 Goes up in flames 13 O OOO15 Current information 17 Star cluster 18 Very well known 20 Dessert 23 Children's home 24 Short-winged coastal bird 25 Thump 26 Childhood illness DOWN 2 Transpire 3 Temporary 4 Field entrances 6 French castle 7 Speechless 8 Port 9 State of belonging nowhere 14 Be involved 16 Poker-faced 19 Empty area 21 Escape 22 Grave
THE Daily Mail suggested that recycling is a great con trick.
PLANS for a radical shake-up of state pensions will be announced by the Government today amid warnings that it will be little more than a con trick and could affect a hard-fought deal on public sector pensions.
More than 96,000 people fell for Bowdoin's con trick.
According to the AA/Populus poll, as many as 24 per cent of those polled would be concerned that a request for help could be a con trick, reports Scotsman.
A PROPERTY dealer in Gurgaon lost lakhs of rupees on Friday after falling for a con trick that lured him with a bait of not more than Rs 100.
I just want to warn others to be wary of this latest con trick.