Translation of diddle in Spanish:

diddle

estafar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈdɪdl/ /ˈdɪd(ə)l/

transitive verb

informal
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    estafar
    timar informal
    to diddle sb out of sth
    they diddled me over the change me engañaron con el cambio
    • He was diddled out of his legacy, started with nothing but red ink in Adelaide, and now owns half the world.
    • We share part of the journey along her local high street and she points to the shop where she was diddled out of £15 when buying a pair of flip-flops - she was too timid to go back and challenge staff after discovering she'd been short-changed.
    • Disgust and anger were widespread in the labour movement this week as more workers were diddled out of their entitlements in a corporate sleight-of-hand.
    • So stories about the doctor who sexually assaults patients, the accountant who gets done for fraud, or the lawyer who diddles clients out of large amounts of money, always seem to astound us and attract huge press coverage.
    • The company which runs the Golden Arrow filling station has been landed with £5,600 in fines and costs after one of its pumps was shown to be diddling customers.
    • However, DQ operators are still diddling consumers with two in ten punters still not being offered a refund when they complain about being given dud information.
    • More than 17,000 small businesses diddled employees of their superannuation last financial year, the Australian Taxation Office reported, last week.
    • I seem to recall she was the one who diddled me out of 10 quid some time back.
    • I don't give anybody my credit card numbers, and don't try to diddle me.
    • Like everyone else, he was shocked to see her charming new husband dishing out dodgy advice and even trying to diddle Emily and the Duckworths out of their life-savings.
    • But the government still took away a huge chunk - this from a man who had fastidiously paid every tax and never diddled anyone out of anything.
    • Make sure you take advice from a solicitor who will be able to tell you if an agency is trying to diddle you or not!
    • So, next time you feel stressed out, cut yourself some slack; we've been diddled out of ten hours a day the rest of the world takes for granted.
    • For two years the gang bought and sold mobile phones and diddled the Revenue out of an estimated £40m.
    • It could mean that a third party was involved in diddling MPs or that there was irregular practice by travel agents.
    • A few months ago, a father and son were done for diddling the taxman out of £250,000.
    • They think we've diddled them out of their land.
    • Does he want proof that I am not trying to diddle the taxman?
    • What we want now is a bit of a focus by the estate agencies on how they can make sure that the environment doesn't get diddled in this process of opening our water market.
    • South Asia, where many people are illiterate, ignorant of their rights, and thus easily diddled, is the home of this system.