Examples of scheming in a Sentence
the novel is about an elderly man and his scheming son who is impatient to inherit the family fortune
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Vogue also opened its doors to a scheming assistant (played by Paulson), who is working with none other than the magazine’s own blissfully guileless Director of Special Events Eaddy Kiernan.
Meanwhile, his scheming sister, Magda (Cecilia Suárez, who’s fantastic), wants to take over the family business and would just as soon see her brother stay missing.
Their only reference point seems to be the mutual antagonism between their respective father figures, a steely police superintendent (Anthony Wong) and a scheming triad boss (Eric Tsang).
Stealing the show is Zhuang, irrepressible, quixotic, an endlessly scheming operator who finds his calling in activism — rallying opposition to a corrupt land grab in his village.
Despite a lack of evidence, authorities turned the suspected scheming seductress into the perfect scapegoat for their country’s wartime defeats and condemned her to death by firing squad.
Such is the beauty and power of Monteverdi’s music that the despicable principal characters, the arrogant ruler Nerone (as he’s called in the Italian libretto) and the scheming seducer Poppea, are oddly sympathetic figures.
Reed pushed Cale out, and in turn was pushed out by a scheming manager.
Hey, Upper East Siders, ever wonder what happened to the scheming socialites and Gatsby-esque villains who seemed to always circle S and B?
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