cash on the barrelhead


cash on the barrelhead
pay cash to the owner at the time of purchase; cold, hard cash
  

The old man said, "To buy my pony you'll have to pay $300 - cash on the barrelhead."


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  • cash on the barrelhead — {n. phr.}, {informal} Money paid at once; money paid when something is bought. * /Father paid cash on the barrelhead for a new car./ * /Some lawyers want cash on the barrelhead./ Compare: COLD CASH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cash on the barrelhead — {n. phr.}, {informal} Money paid at once; money paid when something is bought. * /Father paid cash on the barrelhead for a new car./ * /Some lawyers want cash on the barrelhead./ Compare: COLD CASH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cash on the barrelhead — phrasal see cash on the nail * * * cash on the barrelhead, Informal. ready money for immediate payment: »Many foreign concerns will no longer ship goods to Istanbul without cash on the barrelhead (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cash\ on\ the\ barrelhead — n. phr. informal Money paid at once; money paid when something is bought. Father paid cash on the barrelhead for a new car. Some lawyers want cash on the barrelhead. Compare: cold cash …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cash on the barrelhead — money paid when something is bought It was a cash deal and we were forced to pay cash on the barrelhead …   Idioms and examples

  • cash on the barrelhead — American money that is paid immediately when something is bought. She s asking $6000 for the car cash on the barrelhead …   New idioms dictionary

  • cash on the nail — phrasal or cash on the barrelhead : cash 2b my price is 10 dollars cash on the nail …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the barrelhead — adverb (or adjective) : asking for or granting no credit : in cash was paid for, cash on the barrelhead Time prepared to pay on the barrelhead for what it needs Newsweek * * * on the barrelhead (US) On the spot, without delay, as payment …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the barrelhead — (American Slang) in advance, payment carried out immediately when something is bought (e.g., The store won t deliver the goods unless we pay cash on the barrelhead ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • on the barrelhead — See: CASH ON THE BARRELHEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms


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