||money, loot, dough, serious coin
||Wait till I get some coin. Then we can travel.
|coin a phrase
||(See to coin a phrase)
||a visit to an employer or customer without an appointment
||Sam got a job by making cold calls - by knocking on doors and asking for work.
||very little comfort, satisfaction in theory not reality
||If Jim dies, having his money is cold comfort for his wife.
||(See get cold feet)
||(See give you the cold shoulder)
||abruptly, completely, not gradually
||Barb stopped smoking, cold turkey. No plan, no program.
|cold, hard cash
||actual money, dollar bills; not a check or credit card
||No checks - I want cold, hard cash for that car.
||punch without warning, jump
||Buddy coldcocked the pitcher - hit him when he wasn't looking.
|collect my thoughts
||think calmly and clearly, organize my thoughts
||She was glad when the kids left so she could collect her thoughts.