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Overcharging and underpaying money

soak

verb

to make someone pay too much money

bleed

verb

to make someone pay a lot of money, especially regularly over a long period of time

gouge

verb

to make someone pay more money than they should

peddle your influence

to get money from people by saying you can help them by using your influence or friendship with someone in authority

underpay

verb

to pay someone too little money for the work that they do

short-change

verb

if someone short-changes you, they do not give you back enough money when you pay them more than the price of something

stiff

verb

to not pay someone money that you owe them, especially by not leaving any money as a tip in a restaurant

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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