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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 outTo retire; to exchange gambling chips for money when finished gambling.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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chestnut(Often "old chestnut") A worn-out meme; a phrase, etc. so often repeated as to have grown tiresome.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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club togetherTo contribute money jointly with others.Rate it:

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cold hard cashMoney, regarded as an incentive that can override any doubts or ethical concerns.Rate it:

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com uma mão na frente e a outra atrásextremely poor; having no moneyRate 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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cuántos años tieneshow old are youRate it:

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das Geld zum Fenster hinauswerfento throw money awayRate it:

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deadbeatOwes money but is unlikely to pay it backRate it:

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deader than discoextremely old-fashionedRate it:

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deep pocketsAn ample supply of money, especially money which one is willing to spend; the possessor of such money.Rate it:

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doTo cash or to advance money for, as a bill or note.Rate it:

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dog racismPaying large sum of money for "pedigree dogs", attaching great importance to the breed of a pet.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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don't cross your bridge until you arrive at the river!Your reminder George, was very wise: You advised that I not count my money regarding sale of wheelbarrows until we were down to ten count out of the one hundred previously in the stockroomLRate it:

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down on one's uppersimpecunious, lacking moneyRate it:

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ear trumpetold hearing aidRate it:

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earn one's crustTo earn money, to do something as a job.Rate it:

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every cloud has a silver liningIn every bad situation there is an element of good1881, National Academy of Code Administration (U.S.), Folio, page 417:Every cloud has a silver lining; but in the old-fashioned meeting-houses every cloud of hymnal melody generally had a nasal lining before the congregation...1887, Shakers, Religion, page 36:that "a little reserve and thou'lt fail surely," will prove to be true in our experience. Every cloud has a silver lining and so has every sorrow,1918, George Jean Nathan, Performing Arts, page 222:But the most popular attitude toward what we may call "sad" plays is the peculiar one of believing that, since every cloud has a silver lining,Rate it:

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exceptio non numeratae pecuniaeAn exception whereby a defendant can claim that the plaintiff has not paid the money to him and that therefore the obligation is not owing.Rate it:

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fall off the wagonTo cease or fail at a regimen of self-improvement or reform; to lapse back into an old habit or addiction.Rate it:

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feathered oof-birdAny large, plentiful source or supplier of money.Rate it:

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filthy lucremoney (used with contempt or condemnation)Rate it:

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garbage in, garbage out(computing, information technology) If input data is not complete, accurate, and timely, then the resulting output is unreliable and of no useful value.1963, Raymond Crowley, "Robot Tax Collector Seeks Indications of 'Fudging'," Times Daily (Alabama, USA), 1 April (retrieved 26 July 2010):Officials explained that the quality of the computer's work depends on the quality of the data fed into it. Neil Hoke, administrative assistant to Stewart, quoted an adage of computer men: "Garbage in, garbage out."2008, Roger K. Lewis, "'In Architectural Design, Brains and Talent Trump the Best Software," Washington Post, 19 July (retrieved 26 July 2010):The old caveat "GIGO"Rate it:

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get onTo become old.Rate it:

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give backTo contribute money, goods, or, especially, services for charitable purposes, as if in return for one's own success.Rate it:

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gold standardA monetary system where the value of circulating money is linked to the value of gold.Rate it:

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golden yearsOld age, especially the years after one has retired from employment.Rate it:

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grease paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:

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hand over fistQuickly or in great quantity, especially in reference to earning money.Rate it:

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heave to and splice the main brace'Heave to and splice the main brace!' An old salt's invitation to shipmates in a shore side pub to drink-up and be merry!Rate it:

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hire outTo allow others to use temporarily in exchange for money.Rate it:

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horse operaA theatrical production, film, or program on radio or television depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western.Rate it:

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how much do I owe youAsking how much money is to be paid for products or services.Rate it:

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how much does it costWhat is its price?, How much money do you want for it?Rate it:

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in kindIn the form of goods and service rather than money.Rate it:

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in someone's pocketReceiving money from, and under the influence of, a person or group of people, with the expectation that a favour or advantage will be proffered in return.Rate it:

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je n'ai pas d'argentI have no moneyRate it:

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kick inTo contribute, especially to a collection of money.Rate it:

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