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English definition of “cross sb's hand/palm with silver”

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cross sb's hand/palm with silver

to give someone money so that they will tell you what will happen to you in the future
Translations of “cross sb's hand/palm with silver”
in Chinese (Traditional) 付錢請(某人)算命…
in Chinese (Simplified) 付钱请(某人)算命…
(Definition of cross sb's hand/palm with silver from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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