Prepositions after "taint"

"taint by" or "taint with"?

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In 75% of cases taint by is used

The war policy is tainted by politics.

Maybe I'd just tainted by playing Smash Bros.

Churches and charities were tainted by messy deals.

While very bright fellow, in his own right, he is tainted by the stink and slime from down the street.

For the last twenty years, tertiary education in Nigeria has been tainted by the presence of these cults.

If it is tainted by mistrust, jealousy, insecurity or spitefulness it is not really love but merely a pale copy.

Finally, we noted the heartening provincial tradition of promptly tossing out elected officials tainted by scandal.

The first two made every effort to avoid him, going to the other side of the path to ensure they weren't tainted by a dead person.

A common criticism is that a recovered memory is tainted by, or a product of, the process of recovery or the suggestions used in that process.

No doubt the Lib Dems will also be if they get in, but at least they are not tainted by the Iraq fiasco and war crime like Nulab and Tories are.

In 18% of cases taint with is used

In legal parlance, their explanations are tainted with bias and/or self interest.

However, unbeknownst to those receiveing the injections, the pain medication were tainted with a fungus.

So the Lord makes and fashions us into something of great value - from that which is tainted with sin and apart from the Lord, to that which has been set aside for the glory and honor of God.

In 3% of cases taint as is used

The roadmap is not inclusive in regarding barring the Somali intellectuals who are not tainted as well as the voiceless grassroots community to participate.

If as it seems we are about to get a whole load of other sports tainted as well as cycling, maybe the fact that it is seen as a cancer on all sports would allow WADA/IOC to step in.

In 2% of cases taint for is used

May be an isolated event put forth by some samsung team with lack of ethics, but still, the name of the comany is tainted for me.

In 2% of cases taint in is used

You don't want her to feel that the start of her relationship with you was somewhat tainted in any way.

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