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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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So that probably explains the reason for an overwhelming -- some would probably say, a lop-sided -- tilt towards 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.
Alicia Mundy's article ("Hot Flash, Cold Cash," January/February) mischaracterizes the goals and ignores the accomplishments of the Society for Women's HeaLth Research, using innuendo and misstatements to inaccurately portray the organization.
Among the most dramatic, if not the most costly in cold cash, are the huge oil spills that periodically grab the headlines.
Underscoring its huge popularity, even thieves are going after the fish rather than cold cash.
underscores the importance of cold cash to the country's political system.
COLD CASH Leanne Poulton, Claire Salter and Jamie Roberts of Barclays Bank, Queen Street, have raised more than pounds 8,000 for charity through various projects including selling ice cream.
Critics of such hybrid approaches say they cannot be deemed true e-commerce transactions, when payment is made in cold cash.
In truth, this war of the word is less about lexicography and more about hard, cold cash.
Cold cash will win the day and we're going to get warehouses.
32, the cold cash caulking the crack between the provinces and summoning an era of chilly calm that one poet rejected: "I am not murderous / but I am very troubled / by the way we carry / our history in our wallets / like a defunct driver's license / that proves nothing / but how old and lazy we are," only to be cautioned by another: "Blood is never better / than the wound.
They're both roles he's assumed recently, the former for a magazine cover photo shoot and the latter to hand out bonuses - cold cash straight from the freezer compartment of a restored 1950s ice cream truck - at a company picnic for Cognex.