get robbed


: to be overcharged : to pay too much
You paid $100 for that old bike? You got robbed.

Examples of get robbed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Beetlejuice 2 set isn’t the first one to get robbed in recent history. Christy Piña, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 People who are trapped in a cash economy, the poor in particular, are the people who get robbed, who have no insurance for loss, who get shaken down. David G.w. Birch, Forbes, 26 June 2022 Did Eagles get robbed with late Super Bowl penalty? Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 14 Feb. 2023 Who will win, who should win and who’ll get robbed. Los Angeles Times, 2 Feb. 2023 Regular niggas get robbed for their jewelry every day. Andre Gee, Rolling Stone, 20 Sep. 2022 For example, can you get robbed (of cryptocurrency) in the metaverse? Camille Squires, Quartz, 29 Oct. 2021 An 80-year-old Chicago woman didn't expect to get robbed at a Kroger while visiting her daughter in Oakland County. Emma Stein, Detroit Free Press, 28 Oct. 2021 Does her salon get robbed? Jake Kring-Schreifels, Vulture, 8 July 2021 See More

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“Get robbed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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