goldbrick

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Englisch - Türkisch
{f} kaytarmak, işten kaçmak; işini üstünkörü yapmak; kendi işini başkalarına bırakmak
(deyim) tembel
Englisch - Englisch
A shirker or malingerer
A gold brick, especially one that is fraudulent or nonexistent; also used figuratively

that if he bought a goldbrick from Podhoretz for $25,000, he ought to pay me more than the $5,000 a volume that had been agreed on for the pure gold.

To shirk or malinger
To swindle
A swindler
An ingot of gold
anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless a brick-shaped block that looks like gold but is not an idle worthless person a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort
{i} worthless brick made to appear as though it were made of gold; something which is worth little yet has the appearance of value; slacker, lazy person, one who avoids work (Military Slang)
someone who stays away from their work, especially by pretending that they are ill (From a trick in which a brick is sold by pretending it is made of gold)
a brick-shaped block that looks like gold but is not
deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless
avoid (one's assigned duties); "The derelict soldier shirked his duties"
a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort
an idle worthless person
goldbricks
plural of goldbrick
goldbrick
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