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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With sights set on rival brand Acura, Buick makes its appeal with the most effective means out there for car buyers: 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.
Of course, online bingo is also about winning cold, hard cash and that's where OhMyBingo comes in.
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.
According to Radar Online, a woman has claimed to have a "full frontal" picture of the Philadelphia Eagles star, and is attempting to sell it for cold, hard cash.
But this is one romance underscored by cold, hard cash - and the fact that Newcastle are prepared to pay it for the best of the nation's young talent.
T h e c l u b 's Am e r i c a n owners showed in the last transfer window that they are ready to back their manager with cold, hard cash.
However, Fabregas insists building up a side capable of challenging for honours is not only about cold, hard cash.
He's also given the job of retrieving it when she's fallen asleep and exchanging it for some cold, hard cash.
It means higher rates for unrepentant water hogs; cold, hard cash for longtime savers; and a challenge to everyone to cut back.