"GREASE SOMEONE'S PALM"
If you grease someone's palm, you pay them a bribe.
Example: The only way to get a government contract around here is to grease someone's palm.
- If you want to get out of jail, grease the warden's palm and the guards will let you escape / Si quieres salir de la cárcel, soborna a los guardias y te dejarán escapar.
- It was obvious that many people had greased the chief of police's palm because he had become very rich / Era obvio que mucha gente había sobornado al jefe de la policía porque él se hizo muy rico.
- If you want to get something done around here, you have to grease someone's palm.
- Drug barons were greasing the palm of the chief of police.
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