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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BY DAVID YOUNG and MAURICE FITZMAURICE RUMOURS of an offer to buy Harland and Wolff should only be taken seriously when there is "cold, hard cash on the table", a union warned last night.
I for one do not like using my card to pay for things in shops and much prefer to hand over cold, hard cash, so am I now going to be forced to pay by card because I can't get my money out of a cash machine?
I, for one, do not like using my card to pay for things in shops and much prefer to hand over cold, hard cash so am I now going to be forced to pay by card because I can't get my money out of a cash machine?
While policies help improve the state of sports in the country, Blanco says it all still depends on cold, hard cash. "It would boil down to how much budget the government is investing on our sports programs.
Oh no, I gave my family the best gift ever - cold, hard cash.
And forget sweets - we dealt in cold, hard cash. Going door to door on Halloween was a useful moneymaking exercise and I was the secret weapon.
We resentfully passed to the Customs Department our cold, hard cash, in advance.
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. Dalton was as amazed as J.J.
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." Though if it's violently airborne, surely warm, soft cash would be more comfortable.
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.