Slang of the Day : (17 Nov 2017)


✔ loan shark

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 ■ Meaning:

an unauthorised moneylender who charges very high interest rates

 ■ For example:

  • It’s usually poor people who have to borrow from loan sharks because banks won’t give them loans.
  • Pierre had to go to hospital after he was beaten up because he didn’t pay money back to a loan shark in time.