cross (one's) palm

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cross (one's) palm

To pay someone, often as a bribe. Well, if you cross my palm, I might remember a few details about the people you're asking about. I crossed her palm to make sure she won't come after us.
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cross (someone's) palm

To pay, tip, or bribe.
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An old fashioned lucky day, one of those hooped earring, headscarf wearing, cross my palm with silver sort of days.
CROSS MY PALM WITH SILVESTRE: Wayne Rooney is congratulated by team-mate Mikael Silvestre after netting United's first goal
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Cross my palm with silver and I'll show you a real crack, the sort of hole-in-the-wall art installation that makes Colombian artist Doris Salcedo's fissure look feeble.