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Postby Hung Tao » Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:01 am

Please explain the meaning of the following sentence:
If profligate government want to play sugar daddy with their taxpayer's money, surely that is their sovereign right?
Thanks in advance.
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Postby Alan » Fri Oct 08, 2004 2:03 pm

'Sugar daddy' is a colloquial expression meaning 'patron/protector' (lit. a male lover who pays for everything).
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