In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to pay for/buy sth on the never-never — pagar/comprar algo a plazoletas informal humorous
- As it stands at the moment, something like $22 million worth of outstanding fines is out there on the never-never.
- They instructed hire-purchase companies to make the never-never more finite.
- In fact, as a result of the last few months' boom in trade, the son went out and bought himself a new car on the never-never and the missus had done the same and ordered a new kitchen.
- First of all, he said, I am not going to take into account this money you say is on the never-never which is going to accrue.
- Perhaps we are too fond, in the current era, of living for the day, of buying on tick and the never-never.
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