名词:briber 动词过去式:bribed 过去分词:bribed 现在分词:bribing 第三人称单数:bribes 形容词:bribable
n thing given, offered or promised to sb to influence or persuade him to do sth (often dishonest) for the giver 贿赂
*take/accept bribes 受贿
* The policeman was offered/given a bribe of
500 to keep his mouth shut. 向该警察行贿500英镑让他闭口不言.
1 (a) [Tn, Tn.pr, Tnt] ~ sb (with sth) give a bribe (of sth) to sb; try to persuade sb to do sth with a bribe 用（某事物）向某人行贿; 行贿以说通某人做某事
*attempt to bribe a jury with offers of money 试图以金钱贿赂陪审团
* One of the witnesses was bribed to give false evidence. 有个证人受贿而提供伪证.
(b) [I] give bribes; practise bribery 行贿.
2 (idm 习语) bribe one's way into/out of sth, past sb, etc get somewhere by using bribery 用行贿手段到达某处或达到某目的
*He bribed his way past the guard and escaped. 他买通看守而逃之夭夭了.
3 (phr v) bribe sb into doing sth make sb do sth with a bribe 贿赂某人做某事. bribable/ 5braIbEbl; `braIbEbl/ adj able to be bribed 可受贿的; 可收买的. bribery/ 5braIbErI; `braIbErI/ n [U] giving or taking of bribes 行贿; 受贿
*accuse/convict sb of bribery 指控[宣判]某人贿赂.
1. Suppose that during a negotiation with some government officials, the Minister of Trade makes it clear to you that if you offer him a substantial bribe, you will find it much easier to get an import license for your goods, and you are also likely to 假定在一场与政府官员的谈判中，贸易部长向你明确表示如能给他一大笔贿赂，拿到进口许可证就会容易得多，还可能避免他所说的"程序上的延误" 。