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English definition of “see the colour of sb's money”

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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!"
Translations of “see the colour of sb's money”
in Chinese (Traditional) 確認(某人)會付錢…
in Chinese (Simplified) 确认(某人)会付钱…
(Definition of see the colour of sb's money from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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