Tea Money

Tea Money

Informal; a bribe made for business purposes in China.
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Medcalf then went on to steal Christmas gifts and tea money from an office and was caught with food stolen from a pub.
Whether it's covering club running costs or simply tea money for a pensioner's association - Wish is here to help deserving community groups where it can.
8220;As more and more companies shift their locus of growth towards emerging markets, they need to be prepared to encounter and overcome a range of red tape hurdles, from confusing and contradictory taxes in Brazil to tea money (backhanders) in Thailand.
The total of pounds 2,854 was made up of: Auction pounds 940, Gate & Tea money pounds 557.
The tea money [an Egyptian term for tips] meant I was safe on the road.
Robbers' wasted effort A GANG of Teesside safe crackers spent a night ripping the back off a safe at A Wood and Sons in Middlesbrough only to find it contained about 50p, the tea money collected in coppers.
EVERYONE has co-workers who make office hours tough - the person who owes tea money, or always talks about their other half.
It is all very understandable of course, once you realise that a banker today cannot be trusted with the office tea money.
Two more examples of the amateurs in government you couldn't trust with the tea money and that's being generous, never mind to do the right thing for the country.
Stitfall played for the Welsh schoolboys in 1939-40 and went straight to Ninian Park, paid five shillings (25p) tea money for home games and 7/6d (37p) away.
Enthusiastic volunteers at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, have brewed up an amazing pounds 20,000 in tea money.
The boss and some of his longest serving players have all had to accept wage cuts; they have relinquished their regular training ground to reduce costs and every single penny - including the tea money - has to be accounted for.