daylight robbery Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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daylight robbery

noun [U]
 
 
UK ( US highway robbery)
a situation in which someone is charged a price that is much too high: The banks should not be able to get away with this daylight robbery.
Translations of “daylight robbery”
in Korean 날강도짓…
in Arabic سَرِقة في وَضْح النهار…
in Portuguese um roubo…
in Catalan un robatori…
in Japanese 法外な値段を請求すること, ぼったくり…
in Italian furto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 漫天要價,光天化日之下搶錢…
in Chinese (Simplified) 漫天要价, 敲竹杠…
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