Phrasal Verbs

cheat on

This page is about the phrasal verb cheat on


to be disloyal to your spouse or partner by having sex with someone else

For example

  • cheat on sb Hannah thinks her husband has been cheating on her.

  • cheat on sb Bob seems to think it's natural for men to cheat on their wives, but I doubt that his wife agrees.

Quick Quiz

When Jose found out that his wife had been cheating on him, he

a. divorced her

b. congratulated her

c. thanked her

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