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get snowed

To be deceived, swindled, or hoodwinked. I'm always paranoid that I'm going to get snowed by the mechanic when I take my car in for repairs. I just don't understand how that slimy governor's supporters can't see that they're all getting snowed.
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snowed

mod. deceived. He was one snowed coach. He still doesn’t know what really happened.
See also: snow
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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I am not talking about getting snowed in and having provisions for being stuck.
Last week, while New York City was getting snowed in, an old brownstone synagogue was pulsing with activity.
We were filming in Toronto in negative-whatever temperatures, doing night shoots, getting snowed in, not able to get home because of blizzards.
Graham added: "I started working for Jason to help get orders out on time because he was getting snowed under."
"I can't believe after getting snowed in I am now going out for more snow," he said.
If you are worried about getting snowed in at the 2010 Congress of Cities and Exposition in Denver this fall, don't be.
And it's not been the time to encourage the kids to experiment morewith their tastebuds.However, they are quite happy with the endless supply of chicken dippers and potato smiles (bought last month in readiness for getting snowed in).
"I referred to it as kind of like getting snowed in, if I could go back to my roots,'' said Maddon, raised in nearby Hazleton, Pennsylvania.
Not only do we have to weigh up the current situation, we also have to think ahead to what might be later in the day, for instance, we would not want children getting snowed in at village schools.
Also included are stills illuminating a particularly painful scene for some Protestants in "Elizabeth," below; the Weitz's humble on-set seating during the production of "About a Boy," bottom; and London's Portobello Road getting snowed in for a scene in "Notting Hill."
meter inside their heads as to whether they're getting snowed. They like it when a CEO talks straight to them.
"They ended up missing the window and getting snowed in by a couple of days.
A TYPICAL winter sees us getting snowed in once, slip-ping on ice twice and suffering one minor prang in the car.
Days sped by in an icy blur of scraping snow, shovelling snow, getting snowed in, being stuck in snow, slipping in snow, scraping more snow, other snow-related things and more freezing snow.
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