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transitive verbbootlegged, bootlegging
1(whiskey/liquor) dedicarse al contrabando de USto bootleg tapes/videos — grabar y vender cintas/videos piratas
- In a way I look at the fact it was bootlegged as a compliment.
- They have yet to cut an album, but a group of enterprising kids have recorded their concerts and are selling bootlegged cassettes all over the district at $4 each.
- These tapes - amazingly by the standards of Dylan collectors - have never been bootlegged, but can be heard on the BBC documentary.
- If you see a couple of mic stands being attended by some dude with a rock shirt, that show is probably being bootlegged.
- My first real business was bootlegging T-shirts.
- They bootlegged liquor during the depression, then went legit.
- For example, before we went into Louisiana, a lot of people were bootlegging our product into Louisiana, so when we arrived there, people already knew about it.
- It's also expected to cut down on the import of cheaper, bootlegged alcohol by lowering the cost of buying legally-ordered supplies.
- It's been bootlegged quite a lot though--check out your nearest record fair.
- Recently, their EP fetched over $500 on Ebay from a U.S. collector, with a German label's bootlegging of their unreleased ‘album’ only adding more fuel to the fire.
- So unless someone was helpfully bootlegging it, I don't know how you could hear the whole thing.
- They were sold from a number of different accounts and the man did not say they were bootlegged or illegal in any way.
- The VCDs are affordable and not bootlegged by illegal manufacturers,’ he said.
- In 2001, 29% of the pirated films seized were on DVD; so far this year 59% have been bootlegged DVDs.
- Trading standards bosses at North Yorkshire County Council say that over the past year, they have discovered a number of pubs putting bootlegged whisky, vodka and rum in popular branded bottles.
- He's been involved in some illegal imports, you know, guns, drugs, bootlegged Metallica T-shirts; but we haven't been able to make anything stick yet.
- Miles Davis's much bootlegged performances in Poland in the 1980s were signature moments in the decline of Polish Communism, symbols of a yearned-for freedom.
- National prohibition provided lucrative illegal markets, which some Italian Americans successfully exploited through bootlegging operations.
- I've also spoken to people whose work has been bootlegged.
- Commerce Secretary Evans, in China, was complaining about bootlegged copies of American movies selling there for about $1.
1(liquor/whiskey) de contrabando(tape) (invariable adjective) pirata
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