Definition of 'ulterior motive'
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The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Women always feel they could have done better and that you have an ulterior motive for saying otherwise.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The House of Mirth (1905)
He cannot afford to draw the unwanted attention of gossip columnists unless he has some ulterior motive for doing so.Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)
In some cases false accusations are brought against counselors by persons seeking a legal settlement or pursuing some other ulterior motive.Christianity Today (2000)
He comes round and the pair get on like a house on fire - but will she come clean about her ulterior motive?The Sun (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The vehemence of the Government's campaign against alcohol poisoning has raised suspicions of it having ulterior motives.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
As usual, I had an ulterior motive.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Definition of ulterior motive from the Collins English Dictionary