Prepositions after "confiscate"
"confiscate by" or "confiscate from"?
|In 46% of cases confiscate by is used|
|Many hearts were broken as meats, cheeses and bread were confiscated by Customs (PDF 650KB) officers.|
|If not confiscated by police, weapons are traded for money or provisions, usually to rebel Tanzanians.|
|It was also stated that any miscreant would be dealt with by Law, and the Bus would be confiscated by the State.|
|Religious sites and buildings like churches, monasteries, seminaries were either destroyed, confiscated by the govt.|
|They do not want to feel that they could have their property confiscated by an all powerful party at the drop of a hat.|
|Without a license from such an authority any privately issued license was considered void and fees were often confiscated by the state.|
|Many newcomers were happy just to be off the ship after a long and harrowing crossing; others were heartbroken as precious homemade food was confiscated by Customs Officers.|
|Mobile phones confiscated by police investigating an illegal betting syndicate have revealed dozens of text messages from wrestlers suggesting they sold bouts for thousands of pounds a pop.|
|In 16% of cases confiscate from is used|
|According to the records that had been confiscated from the missionaries ' home, this had been a thriving business, and nearly 25 of such transactions had already taken place.|
|In 11% of cases confiscate at is used|
|During this time Miss Okpara's only solace is her diary, which Linda confiscates at one stage.|
|I forgot to use the machine on the tram I caught to the railway station and got written up a fine and had my ticket confiscated at Melbourne Central.|
|In 8% of cases confiscate in is used|
|A similar package was confiscated in a cargo-distribution center at East Midlands Airport in England.|
|Experts have assessed that the most recent consignment matches a previous shipment confiscated in the same northwest border region.|
|In 5% of cases confiscate for is used|
|In practice, your guns will be confiscated for the duration of your stay, and returned immediately prior to your departure.|
|In 5% of cases confiscate until is used|
|Maldives: Firearms must be declared on arrival and will be confiscated until departure.|
|In 3% of cases confiscate after is used|
|It also includes many houses, and complete deserted cities like Jaffa, Lydda and Ramleh, where much property was confiscated after the 1948 war.|
|In 3% of cases confiscate during is used|
|Most of the guns had either been confiscated during police operations over the years or decommissioned.|
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