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copper-bottomed

Very safe or stable, especially financially. This is a copper-bottomed offer to distribute your invention, so I think you should take it.
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copper

1. n. a police officer. (see also cop.) See that copper over there? He busted me once.
2. n. money. (see also rivets.) How much copper you got on you?
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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The palette: A mix of bronzing, highlighting and coppery shades that work for your cheeks as well as your eyes.
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Terry Steeden, of Infiniti, said he thought it had something to do with the light in the city, which made the coppery colour with shades of rose through it really stand out and change colour at different times of the day.
I have underplanted mine with Tulipa Prinses Irene - a bold orange - and a coppery, that gives way bright yellow to its value can't wait to see the unfolding combination of stems and colour this spring.
blue boxer, laced coppery underthing--is to enact a kind of detachment.
Four haircolor shades were showcased in the book, emphasizing the diverse perspectives of hair beauty: Ashen Touch, a flattering shade for people with warm undertones mixed with golden tones; Copper Her/Him, a sun-kissed gold shade creating depth and dimension when combined with coppery reds and browns; Chocolate Delight, popularly referred to as brunette, which is compatible with any skin tone; and Violet Reaction, whimsical shades of violets, lilacs, purples, and pinks mixed with ash brown.
Clever chaps at leading paint companies Pantone and Dulux predict Marsala, a naturally robust and earthy wine redshade, and Copper Blush, an orangey coppery tone, will rule in 2015.
Clever chaps at leading paint companies Pantone and Dulux predict Marsala, "a naturally robust and earthy wine red" shade, and Copper Blush, "an orangey coppery tone", will rule in 2015.
Luma COPPER KIT: A statement piece PS"anchors a look, and a nine-door cabinet in salmon pink with coppery accents, PS700, Out There Interiors, is a stunner.
Early risers across much of the world are in for a treat on Wednesday morning -- a total lunar eclipse, also known as a "blood moon" due to the coppery, reddish color the moon takes as it passes into Earth's shadow.
NNA - Telecom Minister, Boutros Harb, declared a shift in the performance of local telecommunication from the epoch of coppery wires to that of the optical fibers in their eventual form that is known as LOCAL LOOP.
As they worked more and more things began to appear, beginning with the hat the sprites found thimbles and buttons, crab apples, a jar of orange marmalade and raccoons and even some crows nibbling on corn growing in the coppery braid.