Dishonest Sentence Examples
You know how stubborn you are about not doing business with dishonest people.
A dishonest person tends to show it in the most subtle ways.
This is because those involved were dishonest.
A dishonest and corrupt judge, he was deprived of his office and imprisoned in 1552.
I know he would never do anything dishonest like changing a frame number.Advertisement
Butchers have palmed off upon their customers imported fresh meat as homegrown, and secured a dishonest profit by charging for it the prices of the latter, which are considerably in excess of those of the imported product.
This is a profoundly dishonest account of what is troubling Europe.
Look, you are being utterly dishonest in this stupid clipping.
Regardless of dishonest companies, it is still a good idea to check your FICO score.
It seems rather dishonest to do something without the involvement of Fairtrade.Advertisement
The dishonest or sometimes phony methods applied to these free divinations practices do nothing to aid the legitimacy of the fortune telling arts.
It's rude, it's dishonest, but it's not a cheat in the pure sense of the word.
A dishonest man chases after women's genitals; an unreliable man has two sickles.
There were many ways by which the dishonest drover could dupe the English grazier.
Agreeing to have a child you do not truly desire requires you to be dishonest with yourself and your partner.Advertisement
Ranulph, his first treasurer and representative at Ely, had been extortionate and dishonest, and the monks accused Nigel, probably with some justification, of spending the estates and treasures of the see in maintaining knights and gaining court influence.
Were they being blatantly dishonest in pursuit of votes?
But his attempt at a point-by-point rebuttal was dishonest in the extreme and, frankly, pathetic.
The farming of exorbitant taxes, coupled as it was too often with dishonest concessions to the tax farmer, made the over-burdened peasantry drink the doubly bitter cup of exploitation and injustice.
There was but one feeling in the British public and the nation as to the dishonest character of that unprovoked aggression, and it was foreseen that Austria would ere long have reason to repent her share in it.Advertisement
Lenders usually have regulations about where the down payment comes from and if you are dishonest, it could be considered defrauding a lender.
Plain and simple; he is being dishonest with you and believes if he can get over on you then you must be doing the same to him.
What prevents a dishonest person or company from taking a mailing list and reselling it, or paying for one time use and then sending multiple mailings?
There are plenty of dishonest individuals and organizations seeking to take advantage of prospective entrepreneurs who are looking for ways to earn a living working from home.
If he is diseased, crippled, dishonest or indolent, he may be a direct loss to the community instead of a gain.Advertisement
He used all sorts of expedients, sometimes dishonest, to replenish the treasury, and was even accused of having himself profited from the commerce in wheat.
The rascally Cardinal Coscia, who had deluded Benedict, was at once brought to justice and forced to disgorge his dishonest gains.
The essentially dishonest practice of deluging yarn with water, which has sometimes even degenerated into the use of weighting materials deleterious to weaving, has been recognized as a great nuisance, but while various attempts have been made to protect the buyer the question seems to have pretty well settled itself on the principles which commonly rule the sales of commodities between those who intend to do business continuously.
Most of the time, the let-down has nothing to do with whether you are attractive, fit, or a snappy dresser; it has much more to do with the appearance of being sneaky or dishonest in representing yourself.
When was the last time you heard of someone writing an online dating profile reading "Seeking dishonest jerk to share uncomfortable silences, lack of trust, and shallow conversation"?
While there are reputable breeders, many are dishonest and will do anything to get top dollar for puppies with no regard for what happens to the dogs once they are sold.
Most people look at the counterfeiting industry as a dishonest business, but they don't recognize the dangers that many fakes pose.
When parents instructed the children to "be polite" when the researcher asked if they liked the soap, as many as 80 percent of these children, ages three to 11 years of age were dishonest.
If you believe that the lender is being dishonest or concealing something, consider selecting a different company.
Illegally downloading music not only is dishonest and cheats the artists, but it can also spell legal trouble for anyone caught doing it.
The first question is whether a defendant's behavior would be regarded as dishonest by the ordinary standards of reasonable and honest people.
Parents may receive inadequate and even dishonest legal proceedings, spending lot of time and money without ever being able to adopt a child.
People with paranoid personality disorder are untrusting, unforgiving, and often resort to angry or aggressive outbursts without justification because they see others as unfaithful, disloyal, or dishonest.
I do think that your intuition is telling you your boyfriend is being sneaky and dishonest.
Hubert was an ingenious, original and industrious public servant, but he was grasping and perhaps dishonest.
Servan was succeeded as minister of war by Pache who was incapable and dishonest.
Notwithstanding his vices and his lack of all solid capacity, there is no reason to suppose that Napper Tandy was dishonest or insincere; and the manner in which his name was introduced in the well-known ballad, "The Wearing of the Green," proves that he succeeded in impressing the popular imagination of the rebel party in Ireland.
He even considered not mentioning Mrs. Glass's phone call to Fred but dismissed the idea as being too dishonest with the old man.
To suppose that religion is the only such vehicle is intellectually dishonest.
Above all, socialists would be making a fundamentally dishonest proposition to the working class.
Journalists are becoming increasingly dishonest - PRs always have been.
In such cases, the regulator can play an important part in protecting the public from dishonest traders.
This was done; but just as Heraclides was receiving his honour in a crowded assembly, he was seized with apoplexy, while the dishonest priestess perished at the same moment from the bite of a serpent.
Any dishonest use of the flock had to be repaid ten-fold, but loss by disease or wild beasts fell on the owner.
The eldest son Giacomo was a riotous, dishonest young scoundrel, who cheated his own father and even attempted to murder him (1595).
The "Absolute" doctrines he regarded as a mere disguise of failure, a dishonest attempt to clothe ignorance in the pretentious garb of mystery.
The object of this passion was a certain Gretchen, who seems to have taken advantage of the boy's interest in her to further the dishonest ends of one of her friends.
He destroyed the sympathy between the people and their natural leaders; and he threw the former into the hands of men who have subordinated all national to ecclesiastical considerations, or into the hands of reckless, ignorant, and dishonest adventurers."
Cringing, venal, avaricious, dishonest, the Arab combines all the faults of a vicious nature with those which a degraded religion inculcates or encourages.
The dishonest store owner tried to sell ersatz products but claimed that they were designer.
Use a recent image that captures your positive physical attributes without being dishonest.
Luckily, there is a whole host of services designed to protect senior citizens from dishonest or abusive people.
The type and frequency of lies and the reasons why a child may be dishonest are also related to their stage of moral development.
Finally, there are many mortgage companies and dishonest people who will tell seniors they can help them get a reverse mortgage for a fee.
Still, an author can be wrong and even bloody-minded and not be malevolent or dishonest.
This part of the article is in my opinion downright dishonest.
If any money-lender, or any manager, agent or clerk of a moneylender, or any person being a director, manager or other officer of a corporation carrying on the business of a money-lender, by any false, misleading or deceptive statement, representation or promise, or by any dishonest concealment of material facts, fraudulently induces, or attempts to induce, any person to borrow money or to agree to the terms on which money is to be borrowed, he is declared by the act to be guilty of a misdemeanour and is liable on indictment to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a term not exceeding two years, or to a fine not exceeding five hundred pounds, or to both.
It is possible that Hodson was careless and extravagant in money matters rather than actually dishonest; but there were several similar charges against him.
Legislation was passed to protect Canadian dairy produce from dishonest manipulation, and soon Canadian cheese obtained a deservedly high reputation in the British markets.
By tendering coin of the time of Decius at a baker's shop he roused suspicion, and was taken before the authorities as a dishonest finder of hidden treasure.
Colbert, an agent of Le Tellier, the honest steward of Mazarins dishonest fortunes, had a future opened to him by cornert the fall of Fouquet (1661).
We complain of the unjustifiable odium which has been cast upon us by interested and dishonest persons, under the cloak of religion, whose testimony is believed in England to the exclusion of all evidence in our favour; and we can foresee, as the result of this prejudice, nothing but the total ruin of the country.'
We despair of saving the colony from those evils which threaten it by the turbulent and dishonest conduct of vagrants, who are allowed to infest the country in every part; nor do we see any prospect of peace or happiness for our children in a country thus distracted by internal commotions.
All this time he was in close communication with the royalists in France, but was much embarrassed by the conflicting policy pursued by the comte d'Artois from England, and was largely at the mercy of corrupt and dishonest agents. ?
Several causes contributed to this, among them the waning of the power of Spain, an exclusive commercial policy, dishonest administration, hostilities with the Chinese, ravages of the Malay pirates, and the growth of Dutch commerce.
And if your lordship shall find now, or at any time, that I do seek or affect any place whereunto any that is nearer to your lordship shall be convenient, say then that I am a most dishonest man.
From three quarters primitive Christian prophecy was exposed to danger - first, from the permanent officials of the congregation, who, in the interests of order, peace and security could not but look with suspicion on the activity of excited prophets; second, from the prophets themselves, in so far as an increasing number of dishonest characters was found amongst them, whose object was to levy contributions on the churches; I.
On the 8th of June the propositions extracted from the De Ecclesia were again taken up with some fulness of detail; some of these he repudiated as incorrectly given, others he defended; but when asked to make a general recantation he steadfastly declined, on the ground that to do so would be a dishonest admission of previous guilt.