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cold cash

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

cold cash

Also, hard cash. Actual currency (bills and coins); money immediately available, paid at the time of a purchase. For example, Will you lower the price if I pay in cold cash instead of using a credit card? or We have only a limited amount of hard cash-the rest is in accounts receivable. [First half of 1900s]
See also: cash, cold
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As official censorship began to crumble, gay and straight pornographic films found their way into foundering movie theaters that raked in cold cash by showing such fare as Wakefield Poole's Boys in the Sand (1971) on the gay side and Deep Throat (1972) on the straight.
But at a time when women have shed most inhibitions and are more expressive about their sexual urges than ever before, it would seem to be a little perplexing that 98 per cent of the women asked went for cold cash.
Fox may have taken a risk by positioning lifts latest series entry in the middle of summer season--both "Ice Age" (2002) and "Ice Age: The Meltdown" (2006) were March releases--but the gamble should pay off with beaucoup cold cash.
THERE is one very compelling reason why we should listen a lot more closely to St Johnsone's Geoff Brown than Peter Lawwell of Celtic - the Saints' chairman had his own cold cash invested in his club.
As SUE SCOTT reports, though, it will take more than cold cash to persuade firms that now is the time to be taking on young blood.
The cruel irony is that to pay for a passport they must find cold cash.
Desired: Seven boxes for moving, a certain blue chess piece now lost, colored beta fish bred in rainwater, red annelids for composting, two million in cold cash overseas, someone to paint a room the color of her mother's eyes, one emerald acre of rainforest anywhere in the world, and lots of broken musical instruments.
But even the league may not realize how exquisitely its game is suited to the You Tube treatment, and how much that is worth in cold cash.
The only thing missing in this gift set is the sound of Sinatra's voice and real cold cash.
33 a day--less than the cost of a latte--you'll have $1200 in cold cash by next Christmas.
But apart from the social vagaries, it would be wrong to underestimate the cold cash implications of the Speke work transfer, especially as Vodafone had approached the managing company with a specific request to cut costs.
For the rest of you, there are the added blandishments of cold cash and hot sex.
Personal feelings may have had less to do with the decision, however, than cold cash.