cold, hard cash

cold, hard cash

Dollar bills and coins, as opposed to checks or credit. The deal won't go through unless we pay him in cold, hard cash.
See also: cash, hard

cold, hard cash

cash, not checks or credit. I want to be paid in cold, hard cash, and I want to be paid now! Pay me now! Cash on the barrelhead—cold, hard cash.
See also: cash, hard
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Theyre flooding the charity run by Andy Dalton, the Cincinnati Bengals quarterback whose touchdown pass beat the Baltimore Ravens and secured Buffalos wild-card berth, with cold, hard cash.
Many would not want to go completely cashless and some prefer the privacy and physical sensation of cold, hard cash.
We are told: "Guests can be a part of this instant gratification game and get a chance to win cold, hard cash.
But for the Alzheimer's Society it is not just cold, hard cash that keeps the wheels turning - it's also the goodwill of volunteers.
The NFL's most expensive property is instead, and he's hoping his old home town will be his next stepping stone to repaying some of the faith - and cold, hard cash - the Colts have invested in him.
THE digital currency Bitcoin is on the radar of India's security and intelligence agencies with sex syndicates, arms and drugs traders and even terrorist groups preferring it as a medium of exchange over cold, hard cash.
Yes, there are prestigious awards on the line, but so, too, is the promise of some cold, hard cash.
They're not just gazing at foliage -- they're looking at cold, hard cash.
Those outside of racing, including some opposed to it, believe it's simply a question of cold, hard cash.
And check out the "How To" article on page 38 to find ways you can convert this exposure to cold, hard cash.
As such, players are tasked with building terminals, landing strips, and hangars to house seven different classes of passenger planes that earn cold, hard cash from passenger airfare, said the company statement.
Sporting tickets are a popular incentive, and while they may not have the pull of cold, hard cash, football fans might want to check out New Jersey, where Bergman Real Estate and Colliers are offering the broker who leases the most space at Florham Park Corporate center between now and Jan.
where a 12-year-old girl brought a backpack full of $20,000 in cold, hard cash to school on Monday.
Beebe weeks ago requested a disaster declaration for all 75 counties, and our new Agriculture Secretary, Butch Calhoun, has asked the federal government for cold, hard cash for livestock farmers and to help restore pasture and forestland.