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Her pros and cons list for Georgia Tech was pro-heavy, so the college counselor suggested Katie spend a day pretending to be a Georgia Tech student.This AI whiz could be the next Elon Musk or Steve Jobs, but first she has to navigate being 18|Taylor Telford|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
There have actually been quite a few studies investigating the pros and cons of pole use, and they’re summarized in a new review article by Ashley Hawke and Randall Jensen in Wilderness & Environmental Medicine.Scientists Weigh in on the Great Trekking Pole Debate|Alex Hutchinson|October 23, 2020|Outside Online
As in nearly everything, it is a matter of weighing pros and cons, and of course trying and experimenting.Google Smart Shopping Campaigns: Everything you need to know to get started|Manuel Vilella Salcedo|October 12, 2020|Search Engine Land
Selling subscriptions through intermediaries has its pros and cons.‘Programming for retention’: How Starz is building its business around streaming|Tim Peterson|October 5, 2020|Digiday
The researchers predicted that the way people choose to communicate—by speaking or typing—would have to do at least a little with how they see the pros and cons of each option.People Are Discovering the Joy of Actually Talking on a Phone - Facts So Romantic|Brian Gallagher|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
Miles, it was agreed by nearly all, could not and would not be conned musically.
He had mob ties, and conned not only the companies that he helped make worthless, but also his own brokers.The Real Wolf of Wall Street: Jordan Belfort’s Vulgar Memoirs|Jimmy So|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He killed five men and married five women, conned Al Capone, and traded card tricks with Houdini.
The price of initiation at the Palm Beach Country Club, whose members Madoff conned?
Condi, as she is always known, had conned Linda into thinking the President needed to have his medical doctor close at hand.
I did not stir out of my house all day, but conned my musique, and at night after supper to bed.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
I had now her image by rote, and as I conned the traits in memory it seemed as if I read her very heart.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
All this Pierre conned slowly in his mind, until he was cold.Riders of the Silences|John Frederick
"Flattering, certainly," muttered Daly, as he conned over the lines to himself.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
"They seem to belong to another scheme," Fabri said, as he turned back and conned the letter afresh.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman
British Dictionary definitions for con (1 of 8)
- short for confidence trick
- (as modifier)con man