oil (one's) hand

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oil (one's) hand

To bribe one discreetly, as by slipping money into their palm. A: "How are we going to get a table without a reservation?" B: "Don't worry, I oiled the hostess' hand, and she promised us a table in no time." I oiled my brother's hand to stop him from telling Mom that I had a party while she was away.
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A member of the parliamentary services committee Alaa al-Rubaie, in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / said, "The hosting of the ministers of finance and oil and the President of the Office of Financial Supervision focused on the file between the Kurdistan region and the federal government, and obligate the Kurdistan region to hand over revenues of 250 thousand barrels of oil to the federal government, and the region has not complied so far, "referring to many questions about the amount of oil handed over by the region to the national company SOMO, as well as the amount of oil exported by the region.