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Post by 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?
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Post by 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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