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double-cross

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌdʌb.l̩ˈkrɒs/ US  /-ˈkrɑːs/ informal
to deceive someone by working only for your own advantage in the (usually illegal) activities you have planned together
欺骗(帮凶),蒙骗(同伙)
The diamond thief double-crossed his partners and gave them only worthless fake jewels.
盗钻石的贼用不值钱的假珠宝来欺骗同伙。
Cheating and trickingPlotting and trappingDisloyalty, betrayal and treason
double-cross
 
 
noun [C]
They set up a double-cross to cheat him of his money.
他们设圈套骗他的钱。
Cheating and trickingPlotting and trappingDisloyalty, betrayal and treason
(Definition of double-cross from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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