English version

smuggle in Crime topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsmugglesmug‧gle /ˈsmʌɡəl/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 SCCto take something or someone illegally from one country to anothersmuggle something across something The guns were smuggled across the border.smuggle something into/out of/from something Illegal immigrants are smuggled into the country by boat.2 informalHIDE/NOT SHOW to take something or someone secretly to a place where they are not allowed to besmuggle something into something He smuggled his notes into the exam.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
smuggleI smuggled a copy out when I left because I thought it was so funny.Meanwhile, smuggling fees have tripled in some cases to $ 1,000.He leaned in to talk and smuggle her a cigarette.He thought it a punishment for the note the young cleric had tried to smuggle out via De Gaulle.And the cave Ogof Tobacco bears witness to the area's smuggling past.If this involves smuggling something of an avant-garde sensibility into the theorization of television, so be it.I'll smuggle you in through the back door.