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Idioms of the week – Siphon off

Posted by englishlessons on February 19, 2016

Definition:

Take something away from someone/something

Examples:

The auditors discovered that the money had been secretly siphoned off into other accounts.


The bookkeeper siphoned off millions of dollars over the years into her personal account.

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