Definition of cross someone's palm with silver in English:
often humorous Pay someone for a favor or service, especially before having one’s fortune told.
- I fall for it every time; who wouldn't - the chance for follicular perfection by just crossing someone's palm with silver.
- I am the gipsy Zara, and if you cross my palm with silver, I will venture to advise you on your adventures.
- Some people don't even say thank you, but they do cross my palm with silver, so I can't complain.
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