deal from the bottom of the deck

deal from the bottom of the deck
   to lie or cheat
   The imagery is from card-sharping:
    For all we knew, he could be dealing from the bottom of the deck, just to make more money. (Forsyth, 1994)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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