cross (one's) palm(redirected from cross their palms)
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cross (one's) palm
To pay one, especially 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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