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  • v  cheat someone by not returning him enough money
  • v  deprive of by deceit

  • But the answer to our fiscal problems is not to short-change investments that will help our families get ahead investments that are vital to our long-term growth as a nation.
  • At a time of economic crisis, it is tempting to believe that we can short-change this civilian effort.
  • Some, like Iowa Democratic challenger Julie Thomas, say they will do better on local concerns, like Medicare reimbursement formulas that short-change her state.
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  • Three more plead guilty in Pilot Flying J probe
    Prosecutors allege Pilot sales team short-changed trucking companies to boost profits and commissions More
    June 19, 2013 - Nashville City Paper
  • Third Pilot Flying J Employee Pleads Guilty in Rebate Scam
    (WDEF) A third employee of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain pleaded guilty in what authorities call a scheme to cheat trucking firms out of rebates.      Regional sales manager Kevin Clark pleaded guilty to mail fraud Tuesday.      That happened in federal court in Knoxville.      Court records show he conspired with others in the company's sales division to short-change trucking companies by ...
    June 18, 2013 - WDEF Chattanooga

  • Tony Dungy in MyFox Utah
    I wouldn't come back if I didn't think we had a chance to win and that I was the very best person to help this organization,said Dungy, whose contract runs through 2009. "I wouldn't short-change my family and wouldn't come back if my wife...
  • Chris Rawlinson in AFP
    I absolutely loved having bigger boobs, but finally I've grown up enough to know myself; to be honest about who I am when I look in the mirror,Rawlinson told the Woman's Day magazine. "I don't want to short-change Australia either -- I...
  • Andrew Cuomo in Scientific American
    Verizon's customers pay for and deserve good quality phone service. Verizon cannot continue to short-change customers by failing to repair faulty lines in a timely manner,Cuomo added. "The PSC should immediately order rebates to frustrated...

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