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grease the hand of

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variants: or grease the palm of

Synonyms of grease the hand of

to influence someone with a bribe
  • He tried to grease the hands of the officials with promises of free service.

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“Grease the hand of.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grease%20the%20hand%20of. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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