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Interactions - Betrayal

Dive into English idioms regarding betrayal, like "drop a dime on" and "snake in the grass".

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English idioms related to Interactions
when one's back is turned

used of a situation in which one is busy with something else or is not looking

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to throw sb under the bus

to gain advantage at the cost of someone else's suffering or loss

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to stab sb in the back

to be disloyal and ungrateful to someone who has trusted or supported one

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snake in the grass

a person who has a tendency to deceive or mislead others and is very likely to betray their trust

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to sell sb down the river

to be unfaithful or disloyal to someone so as to gain profit oneself

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to leave sb in the dust

to not care for someone and leave them all alone

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Judas kiss

an act that seems kind but with the intention of betraying someone

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to feed sb to the wolves

to make no effort to save or defend someone, particularly when they are being severely criticized or being treated unfairly

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to drop a dime on sb

to secretely gather information about a person or group in order to expose them to a person of higher authority, often for one's personal gain

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behind one's back

without one knowing or approving

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to rob Peter to pay Paul

to take from one source or person in order to fulfill an obligation or debt to another source or person, often resulting in a cycle of borrowing or rearranging debts without actually resolving the underlying financial issue

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