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double crosser

A person who has betrayed or swindled friends, allies, colleagues, or associates, or intends to do so. I'll make sure that dirty double crosser never works in this town again, if it's the last thing I do.
See also: crosser, double

double-crosser

n. a person who betrays someone. (Often with dirty. See comments at double cross.) You dirty, lowdown double-crosser, you!
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But now, according to the Department of Homeland Security, about two-thirds of the crossers are families and unaccompanied children, who by U.S.
Acting ICE director Thomas Homan attributed the drop to a decline in arrests on the U.S.-Mexico border, where deportations of illegal border crossers are usually processed quickly, as well as a lengthy backlog in U.S.
This is the effect of active collaboration and the operations carried out in both Estonia and Latvia in the course of which illegal border crossers and persons who helped them cross the border have been caught," head of the office for integrated administration of the border at the Police and Border Guard Board Helen Neider-Veerme said on Tuesday, Oct.
Lt Gen Bajwa said the gate was considered essential to check and verify documentation of all border crossers with special regard to check terrorists moves.
Newcastle United are not the most prolific crossers in the Premier League now.
Dilating upon the issue of inadvertent border crossers both sides assured their expeditious repatriation.
The review of the standard operating procedure on mandatory equipment onboard vessels crossing the border seas; the optimization of personnel in each border posts to minimize the entry of undocumented border crossers; and the use of aircraft in border patrol were also discussed during the conference.
Such a plant is called a "selfer." In contrast, other common crops, including corn, squash, carrots and beets, are called "crossers" because before they can produce seeds, one plant usually is cross-pollinated with pollen carried by wind or insects from a different plant.
There are the annual appearances of the overly ambitious Holy Island causeway crossers, risking their lives and those of the people sent to rescue them.
Both sides also agreed that the problem and issues of the inadvertent crossers should be viewed sympathetically, and in a focused and sensitive manner.
DEAD IN THEIR TRACKS: CROSSING AMERICA'S DESERT BORDERLANDS IN THE NEW ERA provides a personal survey of illegal border crossers who have died trying to cross the desert on their way to a new life.
By conceptualizing the border as multidimensional, it serves as a rhetorical and metaphorical representation of border crossers and the landscape.
In March, as the Republican-led House of Representatives wrestled with a harsh reform bill that would build a wall on the border and classify crossers as felons, Robinson's campaign launched a TV ad that opened with the theme from The Twilight Zone and Rod Serling--style narration: "If you're a conservative Republican, watching the news these days can make you feel as though you're in the Twilight Zone....