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1soborno masculinecohecho masculine formalcoima feminine Southern Cone, Peru informalmordida feminine Mexico informalto take / accept a bribe — dejarse sobornar
- as a bribe — como soborno
- They've gone as far as illegal activities - offering bribes on the floor of the House, holding votes open for three hours.
- They will probably have to pay larger bribes and offer better terms to overcome their questionable past.
- But as long as others are free to offer bribes, some will try to buy special licenses to bypass the monopoly.
- The patient may offer bribes or sex, or may make outright threats of harm to person or property.
- Benicia continues to charm him, and offers him a bribe.
- No one else in any way threatened or coerced Jones, offered Jones a bribe, or even suggested that he shoot Smith.
- Each goddess offers the youth a bribe in return for a vote in her favor.
- It wasn't the first time he'd been bribed, nor the first time he accepted a bribe.
- He had offered a bribe to an official in order to demonstrate that the official was corrupt.
- He thought I was accepting Alyssa's bribes or letting her blackmail me into getting them back together.
- This isn't about any of our administration accepting bribes and contributions.
- Tara was willing to accept the bribe to settle down.
- For I was both, angry at the constable for accepting the bribe, and fearful of what my dear step-brother had planned.
- The police officer accepts the bribe after telling them that all strangers are arrested in France.
- Every time she accepts a bribe in exchange for spreading a virus, her power decreases.
- There's still corruption going on, bribes offered.
- Nevertheless, I realized that a fair review was possible if I could find a person who would not accept my bribes.
- Said Finn pulling the bribe money he had brought along out of his bag.
- In dealings with government officials, a bribe usually is offered.
- A service or industry job often goes to the individual who can offer the highest bribe to company officials.
- as a bribe — como soborno
1sobornarcohechar formalcomprar informalmorder Mexico informalcoimear Southern Cone, Peru informalto bribe sb to + inf — sobornar a algn para que + subj
- No matter how much money she bribed the men with, they didn't let her enter the library, or even order a book.
- Did they tip the balance in their favour by bribing officials?
- We can then use that money to pay for lawsuits, malpractice, and bribing politicians… I mean lobbying politicians.
- Whenever child actors were required, dad encouraged me to act by bribing me with an increase in pocket money.
- It then also occurred to me that I had only passed my high school Chemistry class by bribing the teacher.
- You really want to be bribed - but which party is really bribing you more?
- He slept in parks, begging or bribing people to take him in at night.
- They're now under investigation for having bribed foreign officials during that period of time.
- Congress voted to set up a special commission to decide it, and those members were bribed from there.
- The suggestion was that the man was bribed to tell a false story.
- The problem was I was very shy and didn't want to do it, so my Mum bribed me with a lipstick and I agreed to do it.
- This leads to corruption, though - civilian elites resort to bribing officers to obtain free labor, and worse.
- Fairytales were always a bit of a swindle, bribing us with happy endings to accept their sanctimonious morality.
- ‘I feel as though you're blackmailing or bribing me,’ I said ruefully.
- Other examples would include bribing a prosecution witness.
- Don't think that I'm bribing you, I allow you free choice.
- U.S. companies are forbidden from bribing officials.
- But then I frowned because it was probably just my dad bribing me.
- I still could think of nothing else, short of bribing the guard.
- You could also try bribing a friend with an allotment.
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