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slang Money. Primarily heard in US. Come on, you know I don't make enough do-re-mi to go on an extravagant trip like that.

kiss mi neck back

An expression of shock or surprise, sometimes used humorously or sarcastically. Heard primarily in Jamaica. You're coming today? Kiss mi neck back—I thought you were getting in on Thursday. A: "Sorry, I'm going to be a bit late today?" B: "Oh, well kiss mi neck back! That's so unlike you!"
See also: back, kiss, mi, neck

mi casa(,) (es) su casa

Please, treat my home as if it were your own; help yourself while you stay here. Taken from a Spanish phrase that is translated literally as "my house (is) your house." A: "Do you mind if I have some of your cereal in the morning?" B: "Of course I don't mind! Mi casa, su casa!" And here is where you will be staying. Please help yourself to anything in the house—mi casa es su casa.
See also: mi
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and do-re-me (ˈdoˈreˈmi)
n. money. (From dough.) It takes too much do-re-mi to live in this part of town.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Currently MIES is conducting aggressive marketing and business development activities in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
As Johnson said in Architectural Review in 1950, the main motif of the house, the brick platform and the brick cylinder, came not from Mies "but rather from a burnt wooden village I saw once where nothing was left but foundations and chimneys of brick.
The originals, specially assembled here for this event from the CCA, the MOMA, and other venues, have been orchestrated in a didactical and chronological manner to illustrate what Lambert has identified as the four phases of Mies' career in North America.
In the last decade of his life, Mies turned out to be a useful target for the polemic of postmodernist architects and critics.
"Mies in Berlin" takes an in-depth look at the early career of Mies from 1905, when he moved to Berlin, to 1938, when he emigrated to the United States.
REJECTING SOCIALISM as an alternative, Mies and Shiva instead propose a model for living which they call the subsistence perspective.
It continues the artists' year-long exploration of architecture by Mies, which began with the Barcelona Pavilion and will end with the Farnsworth House.
Lighting designer Caleb McKenzie, LC, IALDA, MIES, and a principal at US Lighting Consultants, has become the 92nd president of the New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section (IESNYC).
A handsomely-produced volume, this new book on architect Mies van der Rohe will appeal both to professional architects and students interested in Mies, and to fans of coffee-table books on buildings.