Significado de “con” - Diccionario inglés

con en inglés británico

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converb [ T ]

uk /kɒn/ us /kɑːn/ -nn- informal

to make someone believe something false, usually so that that person will give you their money or possessions:

She felt she had been conned into buying the car.
Thieves conned him out of his life savings.
He managed to con £20 out of them (= get that amount from them by deceiving them).

connoun

uk /kɒn/ us /kɑːn/

con-prefix

uk /kɒn-/ us /kɑːn-/

Con.adjective

UK

(Definición de con de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

con en inglés americano

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converb [ T ]

us /kɑn/ -nn- infml

to deceive someone by using a trick, or to cheat someone of money:

I know when I’m being conned.

connoun [ C ]

us /kɑn/

something done to trick or deceive someone:

a con game/job
It was a con, and he fooled us all.

(Definición de con de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

con en inglés de negocios

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converb [ T ]

uk /kɒn/ us -nn- informal

to trick someone so they will give you money, or do something that you want them to do:

con sb out of sth Homeowners were conned out of millions of dollars in a huge real estate scam.
con sb into (doing) sth The website conned customers into giving their bank account and password information.

connoun [ C ]

uk /kɒn/ us also confidence trick

a trick to get someone's money, or to make them do what you want:

What seemed like a great investment opportunity turned out to be an elaborate con.
a con trick/game
a con merchant/artist

(Definición de con de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)