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daylight robberynoun [U]

uk   us   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.
(Definition of daylight robbery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “daylight robbery”
in Arabic سَرِقة في وَضْح النهار…
in Korean 날강도짓…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 漫天要价, 敲竹杠…
in Chinese (Traditional) 漫天要價,光天化日之下搶錢…
in Italian furto…
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