That's cool how the $20 bill up her nose. I wish I could do that. -Nour
My Idiom Dictionary says one of the possible origins of "Pay through the nose" is from the 9th century when Danish authorities charged Irish people a poll tax-cutting off or slitting their noses of those who didn't pay-ouch!
Something up your sleeve?Button the lipPulling my legPaying through the nose.
I vote for Lauren's answer!Something up your sleeve;Buttoning your lip;Pulling my leg;Paying through the nose.
1. She had an Ace up her sleeve
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