cash in hand1 (kæʃ ɪn hænd)
- (finance) a payment made directly in cash, rather than through a bank
cash in hand2 (kæʃ ɪn hænd)
- (finance) paid directly in cash, rather than through a bank
Example Sentences Including 'cash in hand'
"We reject water meters in principle; it means that before you can get water or electricity, you have to have cash in hand.
SA Star (2005)
A simple job that paid cash in hand ; that had been the offer.
Any businessman having spare cash in hand became a vc, unmindful of whether or not they understood or could evaluate Internet business.
He wrote to ask, and meanwhile speculated that having so much cash in hand she had been tempted into a Saturday night out.
The Open Door
I am now happily off, cash in hand , to buy an air-conditioning unit.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
I live near a family that have their rent paid, claim unemployment benefit, work cash in hand and drive around in a BMW.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
Mir was being paid 2 an hour for his labours, cash in hand and no questions asked.
KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)
``But it must be remembered it's an incentive payment not cash in hand ,' he said.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
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