charge it to the dust and let the rain settle it

charge it to the dust and let the rain settle it

A humorous response when one is not likely to pay for something. A: "By my calculations, you still owe me three dollars from our last trip to the movies." B: "Oh, just charge it to the dust and let the rain settle it!"
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Charge it to the dust and let the rain settle it.

Rur. Do not expect to be paid for this. (A humorous answer to a question like, "Who is going to pay for this?") Tom: Who's going to pay me all that money you owe? Mary: Charge it to the dust and let the rain settle it!
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