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daylight robbery

noun [U] uk   us   UK informal (US highway robbery)
a situation in which you have to pay far too much money for something: £6 for an orange juice? That's just 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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