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daylight robbery Explained

daylight robbery at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

First known in print in 1916 (Category: wiki - :Hobson's Choice|Hobson's Choice, Harold Brighouse). Sometimes attributed to Category: w - :Window Tax|Window Tax.[http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/daylight%20robbery.html]

Noun

Inter: en-noun » head=daylight robbery|pl=daylight robberies
  • Inter: idiomati » c an exorbitant charge for a product or service

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » The asking of an excessive or exorbitant price
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|vol manifeste, Inter: t+ » fr|arnaque|f
    • German: Inter: qualifier » colloquial Inter: t- » de|Beutelschneiderei|f, Inter: qualifier » colloquial Inter: t- » de|Halsabschneiderei|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|грабеж сред бел ден|m|tr=grábež sred bel den|sc=Cyrl
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|грабёж среди бела дня

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * highway robbery
    Translation: kn » daylight robbery
    Translation: pl » daylight robbery
    Translation: ru » daylight robbery
    Translation: sv » daylight robbery