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I made a list of pros and cons comparing the two, and it looked like a pretty close tossup.Sprinter vs. Teardrop Trailer: What's Best for Camping?|Will Taylor|November 28, 2020|Outside Online
So, let’s talk about the cons that are lurking in your email inbox and online.
It turns out that if you dated the person who conned you, you’ve lost all of your credibility and all of your rights, perhaps, to bring this person to justice.
Millions of people will know what this guy did, and they’ll also be able to start their own process of healing for the cons that they fell for that they never told their friends about.
I do think it’s more prevalent than we’d like to believe, this in-person con situation.
Conning people into buying a book to prepare for an "Ebola apocalypse" is not just irresponsible, it's pathetic.
No helicopters swung their blades above; there were only the bulge of a conning tower and the heavy inset glasses of the lookouts.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
Meta stood conning the words—woman—giant—mountain—glory—and begged for another tale.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Up and my office, there conning my measuring Ruler, which I shall grow a master of in a very little time.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
Only the upper 100 portion of the conning tower escaped a ducking.Boy Scouts in the North Sea|G. Harvey Ralphson
Ralph walked back to where Mr. Duff was standing at the binnacle, conning the ship.Ralph Granger's Fortunes|William Perry Brown
British Dictionary definitions for con (1 of 8)
- short for confidence trick
- (as modifier)con man