Fun with English

Fun with English
Qualcomm warns of profit gap after Apple tightens screws on royalties.
1. Tighten (v.)

(=To become tighter)

Example

China may tighten capital controls as yuan outflow continues.
2. Screw(n.)

(=A type of fastener)

Example

What is the best way to loosen a stuck screw?
3. Royalty (or royalty payment) (n.)

(=A payment to an owner for the use of patents, franchises, etc.)

Example

Apple plans to stop paying royalties to Qualcomm.
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