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greenmail,

payment, by a corporation that is a takeover target, of a premium price for the shares of its stock that have been accumulated by the potential buyer. In exchange, the potential buyer stops the takeover bid.

Greenmail

When companies threaten to close or relocate (often to another country) if they are forced to comply with environmental laws.
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' It was the first time I had ever talked to him that way, and he had this surprised look on his face." I said, "Dad, I'm too old for a goodbye kiss.
Goodbye Kiss. Two Bob Kisses--one from Vermont and one from West Virginia-have resigned their respective legislatures.
But one cannot ignore the perception Villa have given an uneasy goodbye kiss to their best player for what, in these times of inflated transfer fees, is a bargain price
Already a monster hit in its native England, Beckham has it all: a big, fat ethnic wedding; a flashy rock soundtracks; nubile teenage girls in athletic shorts; irreverent end-credit outtakes; a none-too-heavy lesson in tolerance; and a climactic hetero goodbye kiss at the airport.
A drink of water, a plate of food, a handshake, a greeting, or a goodbye kiss are engaged in almost thoughtless rituals but the cumulative impact is great." We who stop to ponder the images portrayed by these young students must feel that there is, indeed, hope of ending hatred, discrimination, and violence in the world.
In fact, the contact is the content, much as a loved one's wordless hello or goodbye kiss. It says nothing; it says everything.
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But her prize, who was forced to marry her, immediately goes to war after they are wed without so much as a goodbye kiss, but he does say that he will only really be hers if she has his child.
GOODBYE KISS: Ipswich are buried by Armand Traore while Green (below) keeps the QPR defence on their toes
It has been more than 100 days since I last saw him, the day I sent him off with a goodbye kiss at the airport.