Blackmail

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Definition

to blackmail (someone): to extort (someone), to threaten (someone) because you want their money
verb

That's blackmail!: That's extortion!
idiom

Examples

  • "Just in case you were wondering, there is a word for what I am doing: it's called blackmail."
  • "Always scheming and plotting against people, stealing monkeys, writing ransom notes, blackmailing all the time."
  • "In the following chapters, you will discover shocking accusations and fabrications about Bruno, including: blackmail, adultery, Swedish au pairs, cross dressing, high-stakes scuba diving, and even illegal chicken fights."
  • "Hello, good evening, and welcome to BLACKMAIL!"
  • "Drug dealing? Blackmail?"

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