cash\ in\ one's\ chips
- v1. To exchange (as poker chips or bonds) for the value in money.
He paid the bill by cashing in some bonds.
When the card game ended, the players cashed in their chips and went home.2. slang• cash in one's chipsTo die.
When the outlaw cashed in his chips, he was buried with his boots on.
He was shot through the body and knew he was going to cash in.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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cash in one's chips — ► cash in one s chips informal die. Main Entry: ↑cash … English terms dictionary
cash in one’s chips — AND cash in one’s checks tv. to die; to finish the game (of life). □ He opened his eyes, said good bye, and cashed in his chips. □ I’m too young to cash in my checks … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
cash in one's chips — informal die. → cash … English new terms dictionary
Cash in one's chips — die … Dictionary of Australian slang
cash in one's chips — Australian Slang die … English dialects glossary
cash in one's chips — verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life She died from cancer The children perished in the fire The patient went peacefully The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102 • Syn: ↑die,… … Useful english dictionary
cash in one’s checks — Go to cash in one’s chips … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
cash — ► NOUN 1) money in coins or notes. 2) money as an available resource: he was always short of cash. ► VERB 1) give or obtain notes or coins for (a cheque or money order). 2) (cash in) convert (an insurance policy, savings account, etc.) into money … English terms dictionary
cash — /kæʃ / (say kash) noun 1. money, especially money on hand, as opposed to a money equivalent (as a cheque). 2. money paid at the time of making a purchase, or sometimes an equivalent (as a cheque), as opposed to credit. –verb (t) 3. to give or… … Australian English dictionary
cash — cash1 cashable, adj. cashability, n. cashableness, n. /kash/, n. 1. money in the form of coins or banknotes, esp. that issued by a government. 2. money or an equivalent, as a check, paid at the time of making a purchase. v.t. 3. to give or obtain … Universalium