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Engelsk navneord: goldbrick

1. goldbrick (om person) a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort


Mindre specifikke termershirker, slacker, soldier

2. goldbrick (om person) an idle worthless person


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, no-account


Mindre specifikke termerbum, do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer

3. goldbrick (om genstand) a brick-shaped block that looks like gold but is not


Mindre specifikke termerblock, cube

4. goldbrick (om handling) anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless


Mindre specifikke termerdupery, fraud, fraudulence, hoax, humbug, put-on


Overordnet anvendelsefigure, figure of speech, image, trope


Engelsk udsagnsord: goldbrick

1. goldbrick (om adfærd) deprive of by deceit


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe swindled me out of my inheritance.
She defrauded the customers who trusted her.
The cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bunco, con, defraud, diddle, gip, gyp, hornswoggle, mulct, nobble, rook, scam, short-change, swindle, victimize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Mindre specifikke termercheat, chisel, rip off


Mere specifikke termershort, short-change

2. goldbrick (om adfærd) avoid (one's assigned duties)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe derelict soldier shirked his duties.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fiddle, shirk, shrink from


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeravoid


Mere specifikke termermalinger, scrimshank, skulk, slack









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