Spanish translation of 'siphon'
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Shareholders are also pressing: they see the bank levy as billions of pounds of their money being siphoned off.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
An unspecified and unlimited amount of investors' money is siphoned off in fees to at least a dozen different agents, from administrators to brokers.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Instead select people siphoned off the money, returning it to the vaults of western banks.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But it's wrong that their money is simply siphoned into the party's coffers.The Sun (2013)
Horrified MPs returning from Bangladesh say millions of our money is being siphoned off by lawyers and consultants.The Sun (2012)
Money is being siphoned off.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
No money was siphoned off,' she said.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Now we learn a massive 8.5 BILLION has been siphoned off to bail out schools and hospitals.The Sun (2006)
The more money that is siphoned into prisons for emergency short-term fixes, the less is available elsewhere.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The pair are said to have pinched the keys to the base's fuel pumps and siphoned off thousands of gallons.The Sun (2007)
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British English: siphon VERB
If you siphon liquid from a container, you make it come out through a tube and down into a lower container by enabling the pressure of the air on it to push it out.
She siphons the gas from a huge metal drum.
British English: siphon NOUN
A siphon is a tube that you use for siphoning liquid.
Translation of siphon from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary