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    Looking for an idiom..

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    Can you say: "He is dragging you down to get more money out of you"

    Thanks!

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    #2

    Re: Looking for an idiom..

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Hi,

    Can you say: "He is dragging you down to get more money out of you"

    Thanks!
    No, that doesn't make sense.

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    #3

    Re: Looking for an idiom..

    any suggestions?

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    #4

    Re: Looking for an idiom..

    Without knowing the context or what it is the person is doing in order to get more money out of someone, I can't come up with any suggestions.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: Looking for an idiom..

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Hi,

    Can you say: "He is dragging you down to get more money out of you"

    Thanks!
    In AmE it's a "shake down" and in your example "He is shaking you down to get etc."

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