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sting

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1 to charge (someone) too much for goods or services
  • a business that's been stinging patrons for years
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2 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • swindlers who sting unwary tourists
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sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners


sting

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1 an instance of the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value
  • The pawn shop operation turned out to be a sting by undercover police officers to catch the ring of burglars.
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2 a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body
  • the sting of cold air against my face
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