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shark

noun [C]
 
 
/ʃɑːk/ informal
a dishonest person, especially one who persuades other people to pay too much money for something: People who need a place to live can often find themselves at the mercy of local property sharks.
→  See also loan shark
Translations of “shark”
in Arabic سَمَك القِرْش…
in Korean 상어…
in Malaysian jerung…
in French requin…
in Turkish köpek balığı…
in Italian squalo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, 鯊魚…
in Russian акула…
in Polish rekin…
in Vietnamese cá mập…
in Spanish tiburón…
in Portuguese tubarão…
in Thai ปลาฉลาม…
in German der Hai…
in Catalan tauró…
in Japanese サメ…
in Indonesian hiu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, 鲨鱼…
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