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18 / 04 / 2006

TO BRIBE: meaning and examples

Good morning. I hope you had a nice Easter holiday. Today we are continuing with our Marbella crime words. On Friday we looked at the verb to blackmail (to make someone give you money or to do what you want by threatening to tell people negative or embarrassing information about them). Today's Word is: to bribe (verb) It means: to give money or presents to someone so they will help you by doing something dishonest or illegal. Example 1: They were found guilty of trying to bribe the judges. Example 2: They bribed the police so they wouldn't give them a ticket for speeding. The equivalent noun of the verb to bribe is a bribe (the money or presents given to someone so that they will help you by doing something dishonest or illegal) and the crime is called bribery. Example 3: She will appear in court on charges of bribery and tax evasion. If you have any questions about today's word, please post them in the Daily Vitamin Plus! forum section on our website. Special Offer: If you are interested in trying the Daily Vitamin Plus! for one week for free and with no obligation, all you have to do is contact us. Have a great day!

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