Learning English Phrases Everyday(55)

1. pirate

Today we are going to learn “pirate”. One of its meaning is that someone who dishonestly copies and sells another person’s work.
eg:
(1) Computer game pirates cost the industry twenty million pounds a year.
(2) Computer crimes include data theft and pirating software.

2. sneaker

Another word is “sneaker”. It means a type of light soft shoe with a rubber sole; someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police.
eg:
(1) A smelly shoe or sneaker is no match for the power of baking soda.
(2) Look, there are some sneakers at the Customs House.

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