Prepositions after "confess"

confess to, in, on, with or after?

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    In 86% of cases confess to is used
    Later a neighbor confessed to the crime.
    He confessed to police, the prosecutor said.
    I must confess to taking all of this in my stride.
    Has a girl ever confessed to you? Taeyang: I don't think I'd really like that (laughs).
    Petr was repeatedly tortured until he confessed to his humble origins, and then hanged.
    The trio has confessed to having murdered Dipika, who was 10-month pregnant, by strangulating.
    Ruthie's low-life brother, Henry, confessed to killing a teenager runaway over a bottle of glue -- and, a month into.
    I really did make these decisions on my own but I confess to being a tad jealous when I heard Jen was heading to Africa.
    Lastly, I'd not defending anyone, just making observation and explaining a comment many confessed to not understanding.
    He then confessed to me that the beautiful 300 euros pairs of shoes he has bought in Paris are hardly ever seen outdoors.

    In 4% of cases confess in is used
    Those who confess in the first instance will be sacked immediately.
    So give her something cute and confess in a place where your friends aren't there.
    Gu Kailai, mother of Mr Heywood's alleged victim and wife of the Communist Party chief Bo Xilai, confessed in a Chinese court to the murder.
    I confessed in return to having accepted that I was probably much more of a goofy Steve Sanders type than several of the much cooler characters one might aspire to be.

    In 2% of cases confess on is used
    But he will more likely go down in history as the man who spuriously confessed on air to killing his former lover.

    In 2% of cases confess with is used
    Because your word is truth, I confess with my mouth that I am born again and am cleansed by the blood of Jesus! In Jesus ' name, Amen.
    Roman 10:9 That if thou shall confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and shall BELIEVE in your heart that God hath raised him from the dead, you shall be saved.

    In 1% of cases confess under is used
    All three were arbitrarily detained, held in incommunicado detention, reportedly tortured, denied access to their families for 2 months and forced to confess under duress.

    In 1% of cases confess Until is used
    Her name forever is locked inside of my heart And it will be lost, until to God her name I will confess Until then if any man asks me who was the beauty of my art My answer.

    In 1% of cases confess without is used
    I confess without concealing or hiding anything, and from now on I shall avoid and refrain from such actions.

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