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  ( cheats    plural & 3rd person present)   ( cheating          present participle)   ( cheated    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   When someone cheats, they do not obey a set of rules which they should be obeying, for example in a game or exam.  
Students may be tempted to cheat in order to get into top schools.      V  
   cheating             n-uncount  
In an election in 1988, he was accused of cheating by his opponent.     
2       n-count   Someone who is a cheat does not obey a set of rules which they should be obeying.  
Cheats will be disqualified.     
3       verb   If someone cheats you out of something, they get it from you by behaving dishonestly.  
The company engaged in a deliberate effort to cheat them out of their pensions...      V n out of/of n  
Many brokers were charged with cheating customers in commodity trades.      V n  
4    If you say that someone cheats death, you mean they only just avoid being killed.     (JOURNALISM)  
cheat death      phrase   V inflects  
He cheated death when he was rescued from the roof of his blazing cottage.      cheat on  
1       phrasal verb   If someone cheats on their husband, wife, or partner, they have a sexual relationship with another person.  
INFORMAL   I'd found Philippe was cheating on me and I was angry and hurt.      V P n  
2       phrasal verb   If someone cheats on something such as an agreement or their taxes, they do not do what they should do under a set of rules.  
  (mainly AM)  
Their job is to check that none of the signatory countries is cheating on the agreement.      V P n  
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Consulte también:

cheat, cheat on, chain, chanting

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