Search results for breach of trust with fraudulent intent

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butter upTo flatter, especially with the intent of personal gain.
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count onTo rely upon, trust, or expect.
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swear byTo wholeheartedly trust.
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throw downTo fight, incite to fight, or approach with the intent to fight; to make a stand.
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corner the marketTo monopolize a resource or commodity, as with the intent of driving up prices.
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do the mathYou can do the calculation yourself, with the implication that you don't have to trust someone else's assertions.
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give noticeTo announce one's intent to leave a job; to inform an employer that one is leaving.
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hammer and tongsWith tools indicating seriousness of intent and capability of harm.
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look offTo mislead by directing one's apparent attention away from one's true object of intent.
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mixed messageAny communication that is contradictory, inconsistent, or unclear, especially in its motive or intent.
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Monopoly moneyMoney that doesn't really exist, referring to fraudulent record keeping.
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no harm, no foulEncapsulation of the idea that although technically a breach of some code or law may have occurred there is no need for punishment, apology or retribution if no actual damage occurred.
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out for bloodWith the intent of killing somebody (especially out of revenge).
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rest assuredBe sure; no need to worry; trust.
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shoot first and ask questions laterTo take action with serious consequences without delay, preserving the benefit of surprise by not providing indication of one's intent.
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smallpox blanketAn apparently benevolent offering whose real intent is to disrupt, destabilize or weaken.
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smoke and mirrorsA deceptive, fraudulent, or unconvincing explanation or description.
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snake oilA fraudulent, ineffective potion or nostrum; panacea.
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take on faithTo accept something without seeing evidence supporting it, by trust or confidence.
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the rubber meets the roadA place or circumstance at which the implementation of a plan or intent is to be achieved.
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warm fuzzyA good impression; a feeling of comfort or trust.
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you can bank on itTo be so sure of something that one can trust.
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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).
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