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hard cash

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

real money, not shares, cheques, etc: How much is it worth in hard cash?
See also: cash, hard
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A big bulk of the funds obtained by banks, if not all, have been channeled to meet their clients' needs of hard cash, especially for imports that have been listed according to priority by the CBE.
She is a mum of four, after all, so shouldn't she be tending her brood rather than earning cold, hard cash on national telly?
CHRIS BOARD MAN insists imagination rather than cold; hard cash was behind the success of British cycling's Secret Squirrel Club.
Arsenal would seem a more suitable destination, with Arsene Wenger needing to bring in another midfielder, but Newcastle can blow the Gunners out of the water when it comes to hard cash.
But like most democracies, it works best when backed up by cold hard cash.
And there's only one way to guarantee that - with hard cash.
The British Government has just paid a great deal of human taxpayers' hard cash for a special report into the rights of tomorrow's robots.
The Scots will be rewarded with hard cash if they reach the final - plus a place in the World Twenty/20 Championships in South Africa.
Seattle has until 2011 to close the achievement gaps under the grant--a deadline, but one backed up by cold, hard cash.
Although there are no shiny Cadillacs or cold, hard cash offerings for winners, the incentive is the top-dog recognition among other amateur radio operators.
He also ruled out any chance of a player-swap deal, with Cardiff seeking hard cash for the 19-year-old striker.
Gary Davies, branch manager at Queen Street, Cardiff, said: 'Despite the wide range of payment options, many still prefer to use cold hard cash.
3 in early exchanges, the hard cash started to pile on at that price, with over pounds 25,000 matched at rates down to 4.
If you're successful in rescuing the Republican Party from the religious extremists who have held it hostage for almost two decades, you guys will have to say goodbye to a lot of cold, hard cash.
The contest had over 1,500 spectators, and over $10,000 in cold hard cash.