Sham


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Sham

A business transaction, such as a limited partnership, that is entered into for the sake of avoiding tax.
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Nothing but sham!" she said, opening and shutting the parasol.
I won't be a sham. What have I to do with Anna Pavlovna?
You gave me my first glimpse of a real life, and at the same moment you asked me to go on with a sham one.
But, my dear, I feel neither an evil nor a sham. I have got to be what I am, and that, amigo, is not so easy; because I may be simple, but like all those on whom there is no peace I am not One.
What has it got to do between you and me who are the only two beings in the world that may safely say that we have no need of shams between ourselves?
That's an old sham; a thousand such tricks are put upon the poor women every day.'
'He says he's worn sham whiskers, and a canary waistcoat, the whole blessed time he's been loitering down there, and it's all of no use.'
He talked with his voice rising slowly, through the greater part of the eighth and ninth days-- threats, entreaties, mingled with a torrent of half-sane and always frothy repentance for his vacant sham of God's service, such as made me pity him.
Wife, children, friends--in the clear, white light of his logic they are exposed as frauds and shams. He sees through them, and all that he sees is their frailty, their meagreness, their sordidness, their pitifulness.
Sham Idrees is a Canadian Pakistani rose to fame after he began producing YouTube content almost three years ago.
A total of 32 mice were randomized to receive either ligation on left renal artery, ligation with salt diet, sham only, or sham with salt diet.
Sham Shui Po's dining scene is renowned for its authentic local cuisine in unpretentious eateries and There are beautiful textiles and affordable clothing in markets and local shops.