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Example sentences for pound of flesh

The tax collectors agreed to take their pound of flesh in easy, low payments.
To give the various special interest groups time to pay off politicians for their pound of flesh.
Seriously, wait until the intellectual property crowd weighs in on having their designer pound of flesh.
Some indebted businessmen have done a runner, abandoning their homes and firms rather than parting with their pound of flesh.
Don't worry, you will still get your pound of flesh.
But it's not about the money, or a pound of flesh, it's about personal ego and pride.
Remove mining from the equation and the militia will exact its pound of flesh from the locals by other means.
It is not for us to backdoor that process by now extracting our pound of flesh for this spectrum.

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