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oil someone's palm

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grease someone's palm

verb phrase

To pay someone for a corrupt purpose; bribe; buy favors: If you grease the commissioner's palm, you can get anything fixed/ Officials whose palms have been crossed (1581+)

oil someone's palm

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grease someone's palm

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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