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cash in hand

Definition of cash in hand in English:

British Payment for goods and services in cash rather than by cheque or other means, typically as a way of avoiding the payment of tax on the amount earned: [as modifier]: a cash-in-hand job
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  • His claims led to a fraud probe by the Employment Service which found that trainees were being paid cash in hand for jobs on the side with the knowledge and co-operation of some supervisors.
  • Also the people that leave under these schemes go and find another job or work cash in hand to make more money.
  • So, without identity documents, she had to shield her children from the authorities and eke out a living with odd cash in hand jobs.
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