Another kicked his partner out of the house and claimed she cheated on him when she became pregnant.
I found the loophole, cheated cancer, and rediscovered the pleasure of martinis.
The reality, of course, is that "I Do" is often followed by "I cheated."
Armstrong recounts how he cheated death while he trained to be an astronaut.
Instead of being Jude Law's girlfriend, she became Jude Law's ex, Sienna Miller, whom he cheated on.
Does a woman wait all those months to be cheated at the end?
The drivers were cheated so often in some former time, that it became 'no pay, no ride.'
Jeff strode happily down the road, and he had cheated his customer in no way.
What I mean is, Wraysford ought not to be cheated out of his scholarship.
You ought to let M. Schmucke know the value of all those things, for he is a man that could be cheated like a child.
mid-15c., "to escheat," a shortening of Old French escheat, legal term for revision of property to the state when the owner dies without heirs, literally "that which falls to one," past participle of escheoir "befall by chance, happen, devolve," from Vulgar Latin *excadere "to fall away," from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + cadere "to fall" (see case (n.1)). Also cf. escheat. The royal officers evidently had a low reputation. Meaning evolved through "confiscate" (mid-15c.) to "deprive unfairly" (1580s). To cheat on (someone) "be sexually unfaithful" first recorded 1934. Related: Cheated; cheating.
late 14c., "forfeited property," from cheat (v.). Meaning "a deceptive act" is from 1640s; earlier, in thieves' jargon, it meant "a stolen thing" (late 16c.), and earlier still "dice" (1530s). Meaning "a swindler" is from 1660s.
To be sexually unfaithful; get a little on the side (1930s+)