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bribe (someone) into (doing something)

To use a gift or reward to entice someone into doing something. With the promise of candy, I was able to bribe my little sister into cleaning my room. No amount of money will bribe me into abandoning my morals, sir!
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bribe someone into doing something

to pay money to get someone to do something. You can't bribe me into doing anything! Max bribed Lily into leaving early.
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In regard to the timing of bribes, prepayment is likely in instances where the corrupt interaction is repeated (eg, annual vehicle safety inspections where a bribe is paid to get vehicles 'passed' or certified; see Lambsdorff and Teksoz (2004); also Heinzen (2005)).
Somewhat surprising was how high bribery was in the education sector: in 2009, 16 percent of people paid a bribe to a teacher.
For every 100 encounters that Nigerians have with policemen, there is 63 per cent chance that bribe would be demanded while 54 per cent of them actually paid bribe.
This is something he does every time he is travelling, so he can have money to bribe the police in case he is stopped.
Zadeh discussed how the bribe payments would be made.
Cifuentes told the prosecutors that the bribe was paid in October 2012, when Pena Nieto was president-elect, he testified.
And while the payment of bribes to access services is a problem, what could be more concerning is that Kenyans are paying for government services.
The four are accused of taking 2 million Egyptian pounds in bribes from food suppliers in order to unlawfully pick them for business.
Records of phone calls showing the man's involvement in leaking information in exchange for a bribe were also presented.
Summary: Defendant took bribes from driver to tamper with papers and pass cars that failed technical tests
(AP) DUBAI: The investigation into corruption at FIFA has heard how a senior official took bribes of at least $1 million in return for voting for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, UK national daily The Guardian reported.
GHALANAI -- Residents of Tehsil Pandialy blamed the NADRA officials of Yaka Ghund center for asking bribes in the office for doing the legal works of the applicants.
Millions of people are forced to pay bribes for public services and it is the poor who are most vulnerable," said Jose Ugaz, chair of Transparency International.
As described by Osipian (2009), bribes in Ukrainian higher education institutions can be initiated by the student or the professor; in exchange for various forms of payment (often financed by the students' parents) students are granted the opportunity to improve their grade on an exam, resit exams, or gain entrance into institutions, circumventing standard practices.
FOOTBALL FIFA whistleblower Chuck Blazer has said he and others took bribes for South Africa to host the 2010 World Cup, in a testimony published by the United States Department of Justice.