Posted by ESC on April 26, 2004
In Reply to: Re: He posted by milena on April 25, 2004
: So it's not so easy as I thought!!
: are you a native speaker?
: thanx so much for your help!!!
: take care
: : It sounds like it refers to this meaning (from Merriam-Webster online):
: : Main Entry: 7 con
: : Function: noun
: : : something (as a ruse) used deceptively to gain another's confidence; also : a confidence game.
: : He started doing his "act," his line. His way of presenting himself to gain another's confidence, trust, etc.
I was "born in the U.S.A." So the answer is, yes.