accept a bribe
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accept a bribe(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. aceptar un soborno
Part of the code of ethics of this profession is that I can never accept a bribe.Parte del código ético de esta profesión es que nunca puedo aceptar un soborno.
b. aceptar una coima
The police officer was suspended for accepting a bribe.Suspendieron al policía por aceptar una coima.
c. aceptar una mordida
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
I offered the guard two thousand dollars to let us pass, but he won't accept a bribe.Le ofrecí dos mil dólares al guardia por dejarnos pasar, pero no aceptará una mordida.
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