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I'm being blackmailed! #1 (permalink) Sat Sep 25, 2010 17:13 pm   I'm being blackmailed!
 

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ESL/EFL Test #282 "English Slang Idioms (4)", question 1

The reason that Sarah had been divulging company secrets was that she was being .......... The CEO of her competitor's firm said that if she didn't reveal the information, he would tell Sarah's husband that she was having an affair.

(a) pushed
(b) blackmailed
(c) asked
(d) smeared

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #282 "English Slang Idioms (4)", answer 1

The reason that Sarah had been divulging company secrets was that she was being blackmailed. The CEO of her competitor's firm said that if she didn't reveal the information, he would tell Sarah's husband that she was having an affair.

Correct answer: (b) blackmailed

Your answer was: correct
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Sarah Had been divulging company secrets because she was blackmailed.
to blackmail= to get money from people by forcing them to do something wrong with them with them or threatening to tell a secret of theirs.
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Test and other things #2 (permalink) Fri Nov 26, 2010 1:07 am   Test and other things
 

Test was done for the third time: on 25th November 2010.
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I'm being blackmailed! #3 (permalink) Sat Dec 11, 2010 14:08 pm   I'm being blackmailed!
 

Hi,

Blackmail like ''extort'' with threating.
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