The act of threatening to reveal personal information, esp. sexual scandals, in order to extract money.
Linda was involved in a blackmail scandal of the mayor.
black market 黑市
A market place where illegal or hard-to-get items are sold or where money is illegal exchanged.
Gangs are buying assault weapons on the black market.
blood money 血腥钱
Money that is paid as retribution for injury, loss of life, vandalism, etc.
The mafia paid blood money to have that man killed.
body bag 装尸袋
A heavy-duty bag that is used to contain a corpse.
The officer warmed the man to drop his gun or “end up in a body bag.”
bomb squad 爆破小组
A team of police who are specially-trained to remove and deactivate bombs.
The bomb squad was called in to deactivate the car bomb.
The illegal distribution of items such as alcohol, drugs, firearms, etc.
Three Mexicans were arrested for bootlegging firearms across the border.