Angleška beseda dneva – Bribe

26. April, 2010 dodal Niko

Angleška beseda dneva – Word of the day

A BRIBE: podkupovanje podkupnina;


1. money or any other valuable consideration given or promised with a view to corrupting the behavior of a person, esp. in that person’s performance as an athlete, public official, etc.: The motorist offered the arresting officer a bribe to let him go.
2. anything given or serving to persuade or induce: The children were given candy as a bribe to be good.

–verb (used with object)

3. to give or promise a bribe to: They bribed the reporter to forget about what he had seen.
4. to influence or corrupt by a bribe: The judge was too honest to be bribed.

Sinonim:  a pay off

Primer rabe: He bribed a government official in order to get the military contract.

Prevod: Podkupil je vladnega uradnika, da je dobil vojaško pogodbo.


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