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cheat on sb

informal
verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with cheat   /tʃiːt/ us  
B2 If you cheat on your husband, wife, or usual sexual partner, you secretly have a sexual relationship with someone else: She found out that he'd been cheating on her.
Translations of “cheat on sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 對(丈夫或妻子)不忠…
in Russian изменять (супругу)…
in Turkish birisine ihanet etmek, karısını/kocasını aldatmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对(丈夫或妻子)不忠…
in Polish zdradzać kogoś…
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