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Определение на английском “see the colour of sb's money”

see the colour of sb's money

informal
To see the colour of someone's money is to make certain that a person is going to pay for something: "I'll have one of those." "Let's see the colour of your money first!"
(Definition of see the colour of sb's money from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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