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Synonyms for quid pro quo
ˈkwɪd proʊ ˈkwoʊquid pro quo

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  1. quid pro quonoun

    An equal exchange.

    We had no money so we had to live by quid pro quo.

    trade, swop, swap, barter

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  1. quid pro quo, quidnoun

    something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises

    quid, chaw, pound sterling, cud, plug, wad, chew, pound

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  1. quid pro quo

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  1. Steny Hoyer:

    This is a version of a vile, anti-Semitic attack that for centuries has demanded that Jewish people demonstrate some kind of quid pro quo in return for being considered loyal citizens, it is also a dangerous subversion of our American principles that all are entitled to their own views.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    There is no requirement that there be a quid pro quo in the conversation, if the president brings up, he wants them to investigate something, his political opponent, that is self-evident that it is not right. We don't ask foreign governments to help us in our elections.

  3. Gordon Sondland:

    The answer is, Yes, there was a quid pro quo.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    I've read the summary of the call. If this is the' launching point' for Hunter Biden.White House Democrats' impeachment process, they've already overplayed their hand, it's clear there is no quid pro quo that House Democrats ' were desperately praying for.

  5. Charles Krauthammer:

    They burn the tapes, they eliminate the email. Yes, you might not have had a direct quid pro quo in the emails, but there might have been hints of things going.

Translations for quid pro quo

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  • noget for nogetDanish
  • αντάλλαγμαGreek
  • quid pro quoEsperanto
  • quid pro quoSpanish
  • väärinkäsitys, vastasuoritus, vaihtokauppaFinnish
  • contrepartie, quiproquo, on ne donne rien pour rien, donnant donnantFrench
  • יד רוחצת יד, שמור לי ואשמור לךHebrew
  • प्रतिदानHindi
  • viszontszolgáltatás, ellenszolgáltatás, egyenérték, ellenértékHungarian
  • quid pro quoItalian
  • quid pro quoNorwegian
  • quiproquóPortuguese
  • нечто за нечто, услуга за услугу, дашь на дашьRussian
  • เป็นมืออาชีพThai

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