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She has been impeached for allegedly accepting multimillionpound bungs in return for political favours. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He denies accepting a bung and will appeal. The Sun (2009)But he was sent home after bosses suspected he had earned a fortune in cash bungs for providing unofficial favours. The Sun (2015)He left by the back door after spilling the beans on the pervasive bung culture that he said was infecting the game. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Would a cash bung of 150 a year encourage you to get hitched? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The potential 25-30 million cash bung doubtless helped to sway them. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Just bung us a decent wedge and we'll get it sorted. The Sun (2012)He is accused of leading a gang that obtained 15m in bribes and bungs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Hatters chief caused controversy recently when he claimed agents had offered him bungs. The Sun (2006)Now the Russians have stepped in and offered to bung the tiny island some currency. The Sun (2013)A year ago he claimed he had been offered a bung by an agent. The Sun (2007)You just bung it all in the oven, then throw it on the table and let your guests dive in. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Just bung a few ingredients in the pot in the morning before going to work and you will have a delicious stew when you get home. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And it's true that you can eat much more cheaply if you make food yourself rather than just bung a pizza in the oven. The Sun (2014)These aren't proper tax cuts, just a temporary bung. The Sun (2008)It's all prepared, you just bung it in. Times, Sunday Times (2007)THE man who went undercover in an attempt to expose the bung culture in English football was keeping a low profile again yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You don't spend 18 years listening to yarns about footballers without knowing when to take a bung with good grace. Times, Sunday Times (2010)XX, you know that, takes bungs all day long. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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