freeload


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freeload

To selfishly avail oneself of another's kindness or generosity, especially without compensating them financially. You can't keep freeloading off your parents and living at home forever.

freeload

in. to live off someone else; to eat and drink at someone else’s expense; to live off someone else. Don’t come around here and expect to freeload.
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Managing to freeload food, a tram ride, a round of crazy golf and even entry to the smallest house in Britain, Conwy did not disappoint.
Tony managed to blag a compass, cross a toll bridge and freeload a cup of tea on top of Snowdon, making Gwynedd more generous than the average county.
Tony enjoyed his time in Tredegar immensely, with warm hospitality from his hosts and the tastiest freeloaded breakfast of the trip.
An enjoyable walk around the bookshops in Blaenavon, followed by an excellent visit to Big Pit where he freeloaded what could possibly be the best Welshcakes in Wales.
However, a freeloaded cappuccino in Rhyl took Denbighshire's freeloading success rate up to the national average.
Reading "Do oxpeckers help or mostly just freeload?" (SN: 4/29/00, p.
"Big business cannot be allowed to freeload off this country a moment longer." Matthew Sinclair, chief executive of TaxPayers' Alliance, added: "This is another occasion when taxpayers have been badly let down by our hideous tax code."
But the beetle differs from these and other symbiosis-meddlers in that it manages to freeload without imitating the color or shape of its rival, asserts ecologist Deborah K.
Government ministers have been warned not to freeload at the World Cup.
So how easy is it to freeload when you're rich and famous?
But is Catherine a great enough star in Britain to freeload in style?
He demonises the minority at the bottom who freeload as a smokescreen to hide proposals to rob the majority.
Let's do a quick review: He's totally not interested in your life back home, freeloads, feels manipulated when he thinks he has to give somebody a present, and appears to not have any close friends.
Thus, the lax hospital freeloads on the vigilant hospital's investment.