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The meaning of "Shill" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does shill mean?
A: A shill is a person paid to say good things about a product, while pretending to be impartial
Q: What does shill (keep shilling) mean?
A: A shill is someone who pretends to have no relationship with someone but acts in a way that encourages third parties to have one opinion or another about them.

For example, a con artist is running a scam. He has a shill in the crowd, his accomplice and friend, make money by 'winning' the game. Of course, this money is returned back at a later stage. But the idea is to give the game the appearance of legitimacy, so that other people will start playing (and of course, losing money).

Nowadays it's popular to hear this term used about journalism and politics. News outlets may 'shill' for particular candidates, for example, meaning that they don't express their actual, unbiased opinions, but rather express their approval/disapproval of any topic based solely on the interests of their corporate owners (since they get paid for doing so).
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Q: What does shilling mean?
A: shilling means to garner support for or to entice others to support

"She is shilling for Hillary Clinton." means she supports Hillary and is trying to get others to support Hillary as well.

Translations of "Shill"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shilling around
A: chilling around

Other questions about "Shill"

Q: I'm not a shill for the cafe, but I would say hands down it is the best cafe ever. Does this sound natural?
A: ‘Shill’はとても面白い言葉ですが普通の会話にはちょっと珍しくなっています。使えますけど他の面白い表現も使えます。例えば、
They’re not paying me to say this, but
I’m not getting kickbacks for saying this, but
I’m not getting paid to plug them, but
Q: He is a shill. Does this sound natural?
A: sorry i pressed the wrong button you are right
Q: They are shill hired by the company.
Does this sound natural?
A: still (shill)

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