snooker - 1. ... b. To fool; dupe: Snookered by a lot of malarkey about drilling costs, a Texas jury ... added $3 billion of punitive damages
snooker - ... (v.) ... [figurative] trick, entice, or trap: they were snookered into buying books at prices that were too high.
to trick so. into doing sth. - jmdn. durch einen Trick dazu bringen, etw. zu tun
to trick so. - jmdn. hereinlegen, jmdn. hinters Licht führen (u.a.)
to dupe - einseifen, hinters Licht führen, überlisten, übertölpeln, vorspiegeln
their essay could be read by the unscrupulous as a tutorial on how to snooker customers into buying inferior products
if he has an economic plan, I think the one I'd like to hear about is how to snooker millionairesses into marrying me and living off them
Then for virtually no money, he acquired yet another 400 adjacent acres under the Federal Land-Grant Act. He snookered the Feds into the deal by technically ...
They also snookered environmentalists into signing off on three coal-fired power plants.
Thomas Wright, D-New Hanover, pocketed campaign contributions, fooled lenders and snookered corporations into contributing to a foundation he set up.
Formerly, wireless companies revolved around snookering users into signing long contracts
Kuos view is that Bush got snookered by Rove and other aides. The president never understood or noticed that the faith-based programmes he dictated ...
Having come by our money through such hard labor, Retch and I were not about to be snookered out of it by some high-pressure salesman
tells in meticulous detail how the several Iroquois tribes got snookered out of the land
the "correct" stance on various issues (even to the fact that Gore actually won in 2000 but got snookered out of the valid votes !!
If you got snookered by a politicians promises cut your losses and vote against him next time.
They got snookered by Bush and his crew. Think back to 2000 and the promises Bush made about how he would govern.
CIA files show how postwar 'spies' snookered U.S. intelligence
Legislators say Salt Lake County leaders snookered them by using sales tax revenue for transit