practise upon

пользоваться, злоупотреблять (чем-л.) ;
играть на (чем-л.) By practising on her fears, the criminals made the old lady give them her money. ≈ Сыграв на страхах старухи, грабители сумели забрать ее деньги. злоупотреблять (Т) ;

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • practise — v. (US practice) 1 tr. perform habitually; carry out in action (practise the same method; practise what you preach). 2 tr. & (foll. by in, on) intr. do repeatedly as an exercise to improve a skill; exercise oneself in or on (an activity requiring …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass on or upon — (Active.) 1. Befall, happen to, come upon. 2. Impose upon, palm upon, palm off upon, practise artfully, put upon …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • victimize — v. a. (Colloq.) Cheat, dupe, trick, defraud, deceive, swindle, cozen, chouse, gull, over reach, befool, fool, beguile, circumvent, diddle, hoodwink, jockey, impose upon, put upon, practise upon, play upon, take in …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • chouse — I. v. a. Deceive, cheat, trick, delude, defraud, swindle, dupe, gull, bamboozle, cozen, overreach, circumvent, beguile, hoodwink, victimize, take in, impose upon, put upon, practise upon, play upon. II. n. 1. Dupe, tool, gull, simpleton, cully. 2 …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • befool — v. a. Infatuate, fool, dupe, deceive, delude, cheat, chouse, trick, hoax, stultify, hoodwink, circumvent, overreach, beguile, impose upon, practise upon, play upon, make a fool of. See bamboozle …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • swindle — I. v. a. Cheat, cozen, deceive, dupe, gull, trick, defraud, overreach, victimize, chouse, diddle, impose upon, practise upon, take in. II. n. Cheat, fraud, imposition, deception, chouse, piece of knavery …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bamboozle — v. a. Deceive, cheat, dupe, beguile, mislead, inveigle, gull, trick, chouse, overreach, circumvent, defraud, mystify, hoax, impose on, practise upon, mislead …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Apothecaries Act 1815 — The Apothecaries Act 1815 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (citation 55 Geo.lll, c.194) with the long title An Act for better regulating the Practice of Apothecaries throughout England and Wales . The Act introduced compulsory… …   Wikipedia

  • W. H. R. Rivers — Photograph of Rivers taken by Henry Maull Born 12 March 1864(1864 03 12) …   Wikipedia

  • Religious Life — • Overview and evangelical ideas on what makes up religious life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religious Life     Religious Life      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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