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pocket money  


      n  
1      (Brit)   a small weekly sum of money given to children by parents as an allowance  
2    money for day-to-day spending, incidental expenses, etc.  
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n.
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
exp.
easily gained money
o.
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically for good and services via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
n.
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
v.
used for saying that you think someone is spending too much money on things they do not need
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
A prostitute who exchanges sexual favors for crack cocaine instead of money.
[Slang]
n.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because they own has been damaged
[US] She received compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
n.
money that is paid because someone suffered from a loss of what they own (such as injury)
When you are responsible for someone's serious injury, I think you should pay compensation to that person.

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