grease someone's palm

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
To bribe a person

We arrived at Almaty Airport, and from the moment the customs officer made it obvious in his fractured English that our entrance would be made easier if we greased his palm, we realised that all our Anglo-Saxon assumptions about how societies are run were not very relevant here.

grease someone's palm