Examples of smuggle in a Sentence
He was arrested for smuggling drugs into the country.
They smuggled immigrants across the border.
The paintings had been smuggled out of the country before the war.
We smuggled his favorite sandwich past the nurse.
Recent Examples of smuggle from the Web
The corruption case stems from a plan Alberto Michel, 41, and two other men agreed to smuggle the drugs in August and September 2017.
The missionaries North Korea hates South Korean activists, many of them evangelical Christians who smuggle out defectors and send anti-Pyongyang literature and Bibles into the North through its border with China.
His campaign later clarified that this clever moniker refers to a 2014 incident Colombian authorities discovered smuggled cocaine on a cargo ship that was owned by the parents of McConnell's wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.
At Jezebel’s, a brothel that Fred takes her to, June is asked by the resistance, also known as Mayday, to smuggle a package to the outside.
In addition, a former IDOC correctional officer was charged in a separate indictment in conjunction with a former IDOC inmate and a Meridian woman, all three of whom are accused of extortion and a plan to smuggle contraband through an IDOC prison.
Serving hint: Vintage-looking, eco-friendly paper straws like these ($7 for 144, chasing-fireflies.com) would be pretty easy to smuggle, too.
For Niccol, the appeal of science fiction is its effectiveness as a Trojan horse—a go-to analogy for Niccol—that can smuggle tricky or challenging ideas onto the screen.
The game’s story unfolds through the perspectives of three nameless protagonists: a contract killer preparing a hit, a photographer exploring a forest, and a man smuggling mysterious VHS tapes across a border.
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SMUGGLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of smuggle for English Language Learners
: to move (someone or something) from one country into another illegally and secretly
: to take or bring (something) secretly
SMUGGLE Defined for Kids
Definition of smuggle for Students
- They smuggled stolen goods.
- It had been my intention to smuggle a couple of sandwiches …
- —Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee
legal Definition of smuggle
- smuggle drugs
- convicted of smuggling weapons
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