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
: to give money or presents to someone so they will help you by doing something dishonest or illegal.
They were found guilty of trying to bribe
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
She will appear in court on charges of bribery
and tax evasion.
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