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cold (hard) cash

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcold (hard) cashcold (hard) cashMONEY American English money in the form of paper money and coins rather than cheques or credit cards cold
Examples from the Corpus
cold (hard) cashAfter a year, the igloo-shaped stadium has cost the citizens $ 20 million in very cold cash.The other driving force is cold cash and order books.No cold cash in the Nugent icebox, however, so I moved on.Luckily, the chatter of cold hard cash later persuaded the state to sell the name to the highest bidder.
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