scrounger


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someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)

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Anastasiades, with the rest of the politicians, is turning us into a society of scroungers, always demanding what we believe, in the words of the president, we are owed by the government.
In this approach, each group's scrounger will follow the best member of the group when performing scrounging.
He has decided to recreate the culture in himself, making no structured attempt to describe and assess the lives of his fellow scroungers, in fact avoiding contact with them (except by accident).
But if anyone still had any doubts that scroungers and layabouts are abusing the system, this case proves it.
MacDonald, known as "Intelligence," can speak German to impersonate Nazi soldiers, and Hendley, "The Scrounger," is a master pickpocket.
SCROUNGER God only knows why the judge allowed Hull to be spared jail so he could care for his latest baby.
He said: "Mr Philpott was being lambasted as a benefits scrounger.
Sarah, of Reynoldston Avenue, Stockton, has hit back at being branded a scrounger, and said: "I've worked since I left school to bring my children up.
734x102 Blackpowder rifle/shotgun combo gun, Dangerous Dave at Old Western Scrounger probably has ammo for it.
Huge respect to Jane Bence and Rick Burgess who are taking a step back from the Wow Campaign, and also to Sue Marsh, who is standing back from campaigning for a while but keeping up her moving, ground-breaking blog Diary of Benefit Scrounger.
Regarding the article in last week's Echo re the scrounger dad from Pontypridd.
They've given us two councils nobody wants, shut all the pits, then nearly all the shipyards and steel making has gone, while MPs seem to think anyone with a horse is a toff or anyone who has served the country is a scrounger.
But at the same time, Ireland is not a bottomless pit of money for any lazy scrounger who wants to sign on, and sign up for an easy life.
Sir Fred's legacy drew much of the criticism, with one shareholder branding him a benefits scrounger.