Asked whether, since the 1970s, British civil servants have been "aware of, connived
at, and have facilitated defence exports to Saudi Arabia tainted with corruption", he reiterated the MoD's assertion that such claims were "totally unfounded".
The `orrible old cow connived
to sell off council homes and get rid of the annoying homeless in the 80s to improve the chances of the Tories getting voted into key marginal wards.
Churches were alarmed at the Amnesty International report which said that both the state administration and the police may have taken insufficient action to protect the population during the massacres and in some cases may even have connived
with the attackers.
He also claimed that McGraw "has connived
with the local press".
The politicians, the downtown interests and the contractors connived
and finagled to breed confusion and conflict.
MICHAEL and Cheryl Barrymore landed in hot water last August after the Sunday Mirror revealed, right, that they had connived
to get family and friends on Strike It Lucky.
What better image could we have of the nihilistic shock of reversal in which we all have connived
, if only passively, whether out of a sense of guilt or of a more prevalent resentment?