table money


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table money

n
(Military) an allowance for official entertaining of visitors, etc, esp in the army
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On waking up the day after the races, Vronsky put on a white linen coat, and without shaving or taking his bath, he distributed about the table moneys, bills, and letters, and set to work.
If wheat is imported without any bribes and under the table money, then flour can be sold at Rs 25 per kg in Pakistan.
He said, 'As we firmly believe in legislations, the Karachi Chamber has always vocally opposed the SRO culture which has to be ended as it only paves way for harassment and corruption.' 'If given access to account holders' details, more avenues of corruption will open where tax officials will start making under the table money by harassing people and businesses,' he added.
He cashed out for $34,718, but had a stack that easily could have cruised to final table money that started at $86,796.
The rest of the prize table money went to four players on 72 - Rob Moon (Wynyard), Sean Heads (Westerhope), Ricky Lee (Tyneside) and Jake Storey (Alnmouth).
Sok Polin, a 12-year-old pupil at Tuol Svay Prey School said he was never given an A, even though he did a great job, until he paid ''under the table money.''
Some of the Round Table money came from this year's fireworks display staged by the organisation at Coopers Field.
Powell never lacked for table money, no small thing in the middle of the Depression.