One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In an untrustworthy, deceitful, or insincere way.‘he admitted six offences of dishonestly obtaining money’‘they acted dishonestly for their own selfish gains’
- ‘It was alleged the doctor had won the accreditation by deliberately and dishonestly misrepresenting his career history.’
- ‘The case was fairly and squarely put at trial that they were dishonestly deceiving the court.’
- ‘One claim was that a lawyer who was a director of the company had dishonestly assisted in the fraud.’
- ‘By continuing to assert dishonestly your innocence in the removal of money you have compelled the family to come here and give evidence.’
- ‘All these claims were made dishonestly.’
- ‘He admitted dishonestly receiving items stolen in a burglary and also theft of a bank card.’
- ‘A person may dishonestly assist in the commission of a breach of trust without any idea of what a trust means.’
- ‘Mr Brown had dishonestly withheld information.’
- ‘He jailed Cooper for one year, saying he had behaved dishonestly to a person who considered him her friend.’
- ‘He had dishonestly taken bribes with a view to fixing the result of games in which he would be playing.’
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