- considered strictly in terms of money: from a dollars-and-cents viewpoint.
Origin of dollars-and-cents
An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for dollars-and-cents
After three and a half years in such service it was hard for me to get down to a dollars-and-cents business again.Between the Lines
Henry Bascom Smith