we wuz robbed
Also, we was robbed or we were robbed. We were cheated out of a victory; we were tricked or outsmarted. For example, That ball was inside the lines—we wuz robbed! This expression, with its attempt to render nonstandard speech, has been attributed to fight manager Joe Jacobs (1896–1940), who uttered it on June 21, 1932, after his client, Max Schmeling, had clearly out-boxed Jack Sharkey, only to have the heavy-weight title awarded to Sharkey. It is still used, most often in a sports context.
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He was beaten and robbed when sent to tour Europe, after which he made his way back to England.
Some people were chased; some robbed; two men were beaten unconscious.
He worked closely for years with many of the curators and librarians he eventually robbed.
Pacino—Dad called him “Al”—played Sonny, a desperate guy who robbed a bank in Brooklyn.
Being robbed, beaten, and killed in pogroms was not a sufficient incentive to stay.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself|P. J. O’Rourke|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I've brought ye thet Injun I wuz tellin' ye uv," she said, with a wave of her hand toward Alessandro.
Jacob robbed his brother of his birthright by trading on his hunger; Joseph robbed a whole people in the same way.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
I ain't a gwine ter back daown naow; but I dew jest wish Jeff Hyer wuz along.
But I allow they'd flatten us all aout in jest abaout a minnit, if they wuz to set aout tew!
The rich Chinese were robbed and the labouring class were pressed into service fit for beasts of burden.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman