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To be cheated or tricked

fall for

to believe that a trick or a joke is true

fall/be/become prey to

to be attacked, cheated, or harmed by someone bad

have been had

to have been tricked or cheated, especially by having to pay too much money for something

gyp

noun

a situation in which you feel you have been tricked or cheated when you buy something

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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