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right on the moneyExact; precise; exactly right.Rate it:

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run for one's moneyA difficult challenge for the person indicated, especially one involving a competitive situation.Rate it:

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run for one's moneyA reasonable opportunity to succeed, perform acceptably, or escape harm, especially in a difficult situation.Rate it:

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silly moneySum of money.Rate it:

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throw good money after badTo waste money in a fruitless attempt to recoup losses previously incurred.Rate it:

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throw money awayTo spend money foolishly or indiscriminately; to waste money without regard of the consequences.Rate it:

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throwing money awayThe act of spending money foolishly; wasting money without regard of the consequences.Rate it:

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time is moneyWhen a person's time is not used productively; time is valuable and should not be wasted.Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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a penny saved is a penny earnedA maxim for thrift that says that money not spent may be spent later, or may earn interest in the meantimeRate it:

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pay forTo exchange for, especially money for goods or services.Rate it:

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pay outTo distribute money; to disburse.Rate it:

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bail outTo secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail money.Rate it:

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put asideTo save money.Rate it:

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break evenTo neither gain nor lose money.Rate it:

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greenbackGreenback is a slang term for money. Usually for american dollars.Rate it:

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spring forTo pay for; to offer money.Rate it:

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cough upTo pay money.Rate it:

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bring inTo earn money for a company or for the family.Rate it:

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put byTo save money.Rate it:

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put downTo pay an initial amount of money on a large purchase.Rate it:

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square upTo pay back money that is owed.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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cash cowSomeone or something which is a dependable source of appreciable amounts of money; a moneymaker.Rate it:

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anaconda mortgageA loan arrangement in which all of the money borrowed from a lender, for whatever purpose, is secured by one's home, land, and other property.Rate it:

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bang up coveA dashing fellow who spends his money freely.Rate it:

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bank nightAn event where patrons are enticed to buy entry tickets into some venue, for example a movie theater, with the anticipation that they will be entered into a drawing to win an amount of money if their ticket is drawn and they are on-site at the time of the winning.Rate it:

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basket houseA cafe or similar establishment where musical performances are given and the performers are then paid with money placed in a basket by members of the audience.Rate it:

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big bucksLots of money.Rate it:

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blow one's wadTo spend all of one's money.Rate it:

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bottom lineThe final balance; the amount of money or profit left after everything has been tallied.Rate it:

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break the bankTo win more money than is available to be paid.Rate it:

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bring homeTo earn (money)Rate it:

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bring home the baconTo have a job and earn money or to lead a successful career.Rate it:

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can't make ends meetTto earn just enough money to avoid getting into debt.Rate it:

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carry one's weightTo contribute or produce one's fair share, as of work, money, etc.Rate it:

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cash on the barrelheadMoney in the form of paper currency or coins, paid immediately at the time and place of a transaction.Rate it:

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cash upto count the money taken by a business at the end of the day.Rate it:

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cash upto earn moneyRate it:

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caught with one's hand in the cookie jarObserved or apprehended while committing a theft, especially while embezzling money.Rate it:

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chicken feedA very small or insignificant quantity, especially of money.Rate it:

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chip inTo put into the pot the amount of chips or money required to continue.Rate it:

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chump changeA sum of money considered to be insignificant.Rate it:

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clean outTo empty completely; to remove all money or possessions from.Rate it:

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come intoTo inherit (money).Rate it:

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cross someone's palmTo give money to a person, especially as a bribe or as an inducement to perform a service.Rate it:

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cry all the way to the bankTo be happy due to the receipt of money, although expressing sorrow about the cause of such receipt.Rate it:

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crying shameIt's a crying shame that so much money has been wasted on this pointless political campaign.Rate it:

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