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To be cheated or tricked - synonyms or related words

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



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



a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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