Idiom: Pound of flesh
Meaning: If someone wants their pound of flesh, the force someone to pay or give back something owed, even though they don't need it and it will cause the other person a lot of difficulty.Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- In for a penny, in for a pound
- Grey pound
- Pink pound
- Flesh and blood
- Penny wise, pound foolish
- Spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak
- Make your flesh crawl
- In the flesh
- Sound as a pound
- Press the flesh
- 800 pound gorilla
- Pound sand
- Go pound salt
- Thousand pound gorilla in the room
- An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
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