to two-time



Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - two-time

"to two-time"

to cheat on or betray one's spouse or lover by dating or seeing someone else

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - two-time

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Aren't you getting tired of all the sneaking around and lies?

Friend 2:  Seeing two women at the same time is kind of fun and dangerous but I know that it will end in disaster.

Friend 1:  Without a doubt, when you two-time your wife, there is going to be big trouble.

Friend 2:  I suppose that I should end the affair with the other woman.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - two-time

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  I heard that you dumped your boyfriend.

Friend 2:  Yes. He was two-timing me.

Friend 1:  Do you know the other woman?

Friend 2:  It seems he was having an affair with a woman from work.





to two-time - Usage:

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to two-time - Gerund Form:

Two-timing on your wife show poor moral conduct.



to two-time - Examples:

1)  ... leave you for a "younger model" - "being OK" without that two timing sack of dung you made the mistake of calling your husband.

2)  ... revealed that Akshay had been cheating and two timing with her, thus creating a tension in his relationship.

3)  ... but keeps himself busy two timing them. Plot unraveled, the girls drop him like a hot potato and ...

4)  What makes these dynamics even more suspect is that women will so often complain about two timing womanizers (the alpha males) when in reality it's women who are ...

5)  ... that the film is about the girl avenging her two timing boyfriend ...

6)  But I don't have a girlfriend right now. I don't believe in two timing. I believe in the concept, 'one woman at a time'.

7)  On the day of marriage, Raj finds out that Malaika is a cheat and is two-timing with Rishi. Hence ...

8)  Furious Caroline Boyd, 41, clattered two-timing hubby Stephen, 44, after a blazing row erupted over his new lover. 

9)  ... loads her gun (which is actually real and not a prop!), and heads out to ostensibly murder either the other woman or the two-timing boyfriend.

10)  A pet parrot squawked to its owner that her hubby was two-timing her with their maid, nearly landing him in Kuwaiti jail.

11)  And most of the two-timing bankers, brokers and analysts admit they have flings with colleagues.

12)  ... of all the jaded women, the video creates the fearing theme that these two-timing men aren't going to get away with all of their secret trouble.

13)  She's distraught over an incident when she thought he was two-timing her. He's busy and doesn't know what to do, so he tries to lay low.

14)  A two-timing NYPD sergeant was arrested for strangling his cop girlfriend early Wednesday after an argument over his other baby mama.

15)  A woman in Illinois was arrested after authorities say she covered the cars of her two-timing boyfriend and his other girlfriend ...

16)  A two-timing police officer defrauded an insurance company after a car accident as she tried to keep her affair a secret, a court heard today.

17)  Thanks Adele for helping me dump my two-timing scumbag ex.

18)  10 Signs She's Playing You Like a Chump. Ways to tell if your girl is two-timing you.

19)  Finding out that your significant other is a two-timing dirtbag is the emotional equivalent of punched in the stomach repeatedly.

20)  After suspecting that Brad was two-timing her with his Allied co-star, Angie reportedly hired a private investigator to follow Brad around.