Phrasal Verb: Syphon off

Phrasal Verb: Syphon off


Meaning: Take business, support or votes from someone

Example: The candidate SYPHONED OFF a lot of votes because of his anti-war stance.

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Phrasal Verb: Syphon off


Meaning: Divert money illegally

Example: The minister had been SYPHONING OFF funds from his department for years.

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