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shel·l game

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  1. shell game, thimblerignoun

    a swindling sleight-of-hand game; victim guesses which of three things a pellet is under

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    thimblerig

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  1. Neil Bradley:

    This is kind of a shell game.

  2. Ron Hosko:

    I am certain the FBI is looking at the nexus of state and the business of the foundation enrichment, is there a shell game being played out on a global grand scale that creates a challenging paper trail?

  3. Charlie Johnson:

    Earnings have been decent, outperforming, but outperforming expectations that have been dramatically lowered, so Greentree Brokerage Services in Philadelphia's like a shell game.

  4. Salarno Ashford:

    It's always been a fault in our system that defendants were able to play a shell game and delay things.


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