Definition of “see the colour of sb's money” - English Dictionary

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“see the colour of sb's money” in British English

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see the colour of sb's money

UK 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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