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1‘the man I thought loved me jilted me and stole my money’
leave, walk out on, throw over, finish with, break up with, reject, cast aside
desert, abandon, leave in the lurch, leave high and dry
informal chuck, ditch, dump, drop, run out on, do the dirty on, give someone the old heave-ho
British informal give someone the elbow, give someone the big E, give someone the push, bin off
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