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buy sb off

phrasal verb with buy uk   /baɪ/ us   /baɪ/ verb bought, bought
to pay someone so that they do not cause you any trouble: They tried to buy the guard at the bank off but he told the police and the gang was arrested.
(Definition of buy sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “buy sb off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 买通,贿赂(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 買通,賄賂(某人)…
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