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shortchange

verb

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to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • was shortchanged out of a promotion

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The first known use of shortchange was in 1903

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“Shortchange.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shortchange. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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