Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Blackmail"

The meaning of "Blackmail" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does blackmail mean?
A: For example,

I know something that you do not want me to know. I make you do something that you don't want to do, because I will reveal your secret if you do not do it.


Q: What does blackmail mean?
A: I means to force someone to do something because of leverage that you have over them that they do not want to be revealed.

I was blackmailing the politician for $100,000 a year not to send the pictures I have of him cheating on his wife to the press.
Q: What does blackmail mean?
A: Message which says bad things about you (sex outside marriage, pictures of you without clothing, illegal actions, etc.) will be revealed to the public unless you do favors for the message sender.

"I received blackmail today. Unless I give 5000 dollars to the sender, my wife will know I kissed another woman"
Q: What does blackmail mean?
A: Blackmailing someone means to use secret information/punisments to get something from the another person. When dealing with money, blackmailing is a crime.

Example sentences using "Blackmail"

Q: Please show me example sentences with blackmail.
A: She’s trying to blackmail me!! Or “That’s blackmail!”
Q: Please show me example sentences with blackmail.
A: This means threaten someone with a bad consequence in order to get them to do something.

ə.g. I'll kill your family if you don't enact this law.

Synonyms of "Blackmail" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between blackmail and threaten ?
A: Threaten is more general and means to warn with something harmful, whether physical harm or blackmail or otherwise such as a hostage situation or economic sanctions. However, blackmail is using material such as a private photo or video of someone in a bad situation or other revealing information to threaten them. Usually the blackmailer wants money or influence in return.
Q: What is the difference between blackmail and threat ?
A: blackmail: Im gonna blackmail him
threat: he was a threat

that means that blackmail is something that you want a thing to that person with a pressure
and threat is a kind like blackmailing and can be use like and enemy/ a trouble

sorry if im wrong :"(
Q: What is the difference between blackmail and ransom ?
A: Blackmail is when you have something or know something that could make a person look bad that you use to get them to do things for you. Ransom is making someone pay you for something you stole, usually when you kidnapped someone.
"She knows I stole that watch, so now she's making me do her homework! She's totally blackmailing me!"
"The kidnappers wanted to be paid a ransom for the little girl they took."
Q: What is the difference between blackmail and extortion ?
A: I think blackmail is a form of extortion. Extortion is the general crime of getting someone to pay up, but blackmail is very specific. Using sensitive information to make someone pay to prevent leaking of said information

Translations of "Blackmail"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? blackmail
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? blackmail
A: If you mean, what does blackmail mean, imagine if someone has a dark secret they don't want to share it, but you know about it. You could basically force the person to pay you 5 dollars a day to keep you quiet or you'd tell their parents (as an example) to embarrass them in the public.

Other questions about "Blackmail"

Q: She blackmail me. does this sound natural?
A: × She blackmail me.
✓ She blackmailed me.

Ed because it’s a past action (past tense), but good job 👍🏻
Q: They blackmail me does this sound natural?
A: if you want to keep They, add an adverb, as blackmail is the verb.
an adverb includes word such as
Can
would
will
You get the point
it should look like this

They will blackmail me

If you don't want an adverb, end blackmail with -ed.
or you can add -ing and an adverb,
for example
They are blackmailing me!

hope this helps!

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