Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Scam"

The meaning of "Scam" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does scam mean?
A: Like dishonest scheme, like a fraud. For example you might enter your credit card details into a website and your order doesn’t arrive, that is a scam.
Q: What does scam mean?
A: an almost illegal deal like someone tried to give you an unfair deal to steal something
Q: What does scam mean?
A: A lie
"The deal was a scam." = "The deal was a lie."
Q: What does $100m scam mean?
A: It means that the scam stole $100 million.

For example, if someone was scamming people, and overall stole $100m from people, that makes it a "$100m scam".
Q: What does scam mean?
A: A scam is a method by which some people can make money illegally.

Example sentences using "Scam"

Q: Please show me example sentences with scam.
A: “the company scammed many people.” “they scammed you by charging you too much.” “that email is a scam.” i’m sorry if this wasn’t what you were looking for as your answer but i hope i helped. :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with scam.
A: ¨He asked for my credit card information while I was signing up for a free sample, it´s probably a scam
Q: Please show me example sentences with scam.
A: "That ad was a scam."
The word "scam" is used as a different word for a trick. Like of you click on an ad for lets say...I don't know a bag, and the ad takes you to a car sight or you get a virus, you can say it was a scam.

Synonyms of "Scam" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between scam and fraud ?
A: They’re basically the same meaning, scams are people committing/doing fraud.

A scam is run by people, and usually means a process.
“That phone number is a company running a scam.”
“This company scams people.”
“That guy is running a scam.”

A fraud is committed/done by people, and usually means the person. (person is/was a fraud or person is/was committing fraud)
“That man is a fraud.”
“That man is committing fraud.”

Scams are more common through email or phone now. For example, scams where people pretend to be a tech company that will help fix your computer, even though there is nothing wrong, and ask for money.
Q: What is the difference between scam and fraud ?
A: Fraud is a broader category of wrongdoing than a scam. Scams can belong to the broader category of fraud. also, Fraud is when trickery is used to gain a dishonest advantage.

Ex:-

Telephone scammers try to steal your money or personal information. Scams may come through phone calls from real people, robocalls, or text messages

But they are pretty much interchangeable. but if smth happens to an individual we call it scam (( I've got scammed )) but if it happened to an organization we say ” it was a fraud ”
Q: What is the difference between scam and con and fraud ?
A: Scam is used to talk about the deal being offered.
Example: "She scammed me!"
Con and fraud is used as a noun.
"She's such a con/fraud!"
You never say someone is "frauding you."
Q: What is the difference between to scam and to deceive ?
A: To scam usually implies some planning and coordination in the deception, usually for monetary gain.
To scam will always also mean to deceive but to deceive will not always mean to scam.

She deceived her husband into thinking she had stopped drinking.
(Scam would not be used here.)

He scammed the boy into buying worthless watches at a high price.
(Deceived can also be used here.)
Q: What is the difference between scam and frand ?
A: Fraud means something is faked.. But a scam doesn't need to have anything faked, it's just usually deceptive/dishonest

Translations of "Scam"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I know we both do not want scams.
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? scam
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? scam mean
A: Scam is a trick, usually when dealing with money.
"This guy scammed me out of $300 yesterday." Not the same meaning exactly as stolen even though they are taking something. Instead of stealing a purse, someone would trick the person into giving them the money in the purse.

Other questions about "Scam"

Q: He is a scam artist actually, but he is so convincing that people can’t help believing. does this sound natural?
A: As pointed out, the "actually" would usually be in another place. The only time you would place it where you put it is when someone just said someone contrary to what your said and you want to intentionally emphasise that he is a scam artist. But your placement of "actually" seems highly intentional as in general it would be better to place the word as put it.

Also, maybe you could say your sentence in spoken language and people will just fill in the blank, but technically it's incomplete. You really need something to go with "believing." Eg. "Believing him," "believing what he says," believing his every word," etc.
Q: I want to mix "scam" and "catastrophe" to describe a day full of me getting scammed.

should it be "scamstrophe" or "scamtrophe"?
A: First of all: Very funny to be asking about a made-up word LOL! Since it technically doesn't exist, you can do whatever you want!

BUT... I would actually go with "scam-tastrophe" so people still know the word you are mixing it with is "catastrophe".
Q: I might get scam just while a ago. I registered my information at a web site. Then I entered a credit card number because the site wrote not to have to pay. But I noticed the site was scam seen as displaying a pop-up which I have seen at news on TV. I tried to quit of the site though, the site didn't have the quit menu. I made a phone call to the card company and ask to stop and change the card number. Even if I don't get a really scam, I think that I have to be careful when register a web site from now on. does this sound natural?
A: I might have gotten scammed just a while ago. I registered my information at a website. I entered my credit card number because the site wrote not to have to pay in cash. But I noticed that the site was a scam after it displayed a pop-up, which I had seen before on the news on TV. I tried to quit the site but the site but the site did not have a quit menu. I made a phone call to the credit card company to cancel my credit card and change its number. Even if I don't actually get scammed, I think that I have to be more careful when I register on a web site from now on.
Q: Your scam is going down. does this sound natural?
A: "I figured out your scam"
"Your scam isn't going to work."

Q: Since there are so many scams going around using the phone, people don't want their names to appear in the phonebook anymore these days. does this sound natural?
A: It's not incorrect but there are better ways to say it :) I would say: Since there are so many phone scams going around these days, people don't want their names to appear in phonebooks anymore.

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