smuggle (someone or something) into (some place)

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smuggle (someone or something) into (some place)

To transport someone or something into some place in a surreptitious or hidden manner, especially when it is illegal to do so. A: "I really miss the fresh salami they make back home, but I can't bring it through customs with me." B: "I'll try to smuggle some into the country for you the next time I come to visit." I tried smuggling my friend into the party by having her hide in a suitcase that I said had stereo equipment in it.
See also: smuggle
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With a grace all her own, Cecilia dived under the bed, and produced a basket of jam tarts, a basket of fruit and sweetmeats, a basket of sparkling lemonade, and a superb cake--all paid for by general subscriptions, and smuggled into the room by kind connivance of the servants.
Still, as in a dream, Bella found herself entering a snug old- fashioned public-house, and found herself smuggled into a little three-cornered room nearly opposite the bar of that establishment.
Sources said a decision was taken that the FBR gets its report prepared by the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics every year to estimate the amount and value of goods smuggled into Pakistan and the quantities seized.
Tehran's Chamber of Commerce has recently announced that the goods worth $20 billion get smuggled into Iran every year.
This consignment is also suspected to have been smuggled into India through the land border with the neighbouring countries.
The government continues to lose as much as P200 billion in revenue yearly due to increasingly sophisticated forms of smuggling, with petroleum being the top product being smuggled into the country, according to the head of the Federation of Philippine Industries.
"Our investigations have found that gold smuggled into the country is then smuggled out to India, where taxes on gold and gold jewellery are high,"Minuwanpitiya said.
He said just like any other products, the NCS had been doing a lot to ensure that products that should not be exported were not, as well ensure that prohibited goods were not smuggled into the country.
He said that under the cover of Afghan Transit Trade, the Afghan imports are back smuggled into Pakistan with the help of Afghan traders.
LCCI President suggested the government to review Afghan Transit Trade agreement as it had become the main source of smuggling into Pakistan, citing that under cover of ATT, the Afghan imports were back smuggled into Pakistan with the help of Afghan traders.
At the same time, a person who is a victim of trafficking and has been, for example internally exploited in his or her country or community of origin can be smuggled into another country.
Some estimates hold that more than one-third of all the cigarettes consumed in Iran are smuggled into the country and sold to Iranians who believe that foreign brands are higher quality than Iranian brands.
"Only one person said that," argued Aquino, referring to Rosendo So of the Swine Development Council who claimed that a total of Philippine Peso62 billion (Dh5.166 billion) worth of products, including petroleum, were smuggled into the Philippines in 2012.