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Sentence count:30Posted:2016-07-17Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: pay offSimilar words: buybuyerpay offlay offplayoffby way ofcarry offa body ofMeaning: v. pay someone with influence in order to receive a favor. 
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1 The gangster's friends bought off the police witness.
2 The corrupt official bought off those who might expose him.
3 'Telmex' was bought off the government by a group of investors.
4 The blackmailer will have to be bought off,[] or he'll ruin your good name.
5 Some courses can be bought off the shelf as self-contained study packages.
6 The gambler bought off the police and thus was able to operate freely.
7 He has been on the run since 1963, raising the suspicion that he has bought off the police.
8 None of this costs much money; all of it buys off, quite cheaply, some bothersome liberal constituencies.
9 The cults would be the prime targets: their acolytes would be dispersed, their leaders bought off or incarcerated.
10 So in real terms,[] their attempt to buy off inflation through borrowing makes them poorer than they would otherwise have been.
11 Too often New Labour appeases and buys off opposing forces: this third-way strategy makes few friends or permanent changes.
12 The provincial coalition government is already shaky, with opposition members bought off with ministerial posts.
13 If something is done that benefits a particular group then that group is being bribed or bought off.
14 Most of his comrades had been killed or bought off.
15 They include people who, by virtue of their position and influence must be persuaded, cajoled, threatened or bought off.
16 They tried in vain to buy off the opposition.
17 I want to buy off the customs officers.
18 The mafia attempted on buy off the witness.
19 Yang : You can buy off him.
20 Money can buy off a mean person, but it can never buy off truth.
21 And second of all, he believes he can buy off parliament.
22 Responsibly for material evaluation, equipment buy off, to improve Process system and parameters optimization.
23 If you are trying to buy off, I'm afraid you've come to the wrong person.
24 The thief tried to buy off the policeman, but he didn't succeed.
25 Any car you can buy off the shelf in a pastel pink has got to be saying something.
26 The restrictions rule out a lot of suits that women can buy off the shelf.
27 There's not a politician in the world we could buy off if they got a whiff of it.
28 By so doing they can often make modifications which buy off subsequent opposition.
29 Both resorted to higher public spending and debt as an easy option to buy off bolshy voters.
30 John Down again "About the only thing you could buy off the shelf in the parts department would be the glass and headlights."
More similar words: buybuyerpay offlay offplayoffby way ofcarry offa body ofin the way ofa variety ofin memory ofat the mercy of
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