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gaff

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1 a socially improper or unsuitable act or remark

  • you can expect to make some amusing gaffs until you get more familiar with the language
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2 an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy

  • double-check the new writer's grammar, as it's typically riddled with gaffs
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gaff

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1 to cause to believe what is untrue

  • a sleazy schemer who gaffed gullible people into thinking they could get rich with a money-making opportunity
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do a number on, lead one down the garden path (also lead one up the garden path), pull one's leg, pull the wool over one's eyes

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2 to rob by the use of trickery or threats

  • the operators of the traveling carnival had gaffed patrons with a variety of time-honored ruses
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sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners



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