Now I know that I had to borrow
Beg and steal and lie and cheat

from Cee-Lo Green – Fuck You Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Getting sprung on the wrong girl can definitely lead to debt (even treason!)

Just ask Benedict Arnold, who betrayed his countrymen to the British for a bribe (he was low on cash because his girlfriend, Peggy Shippen — “one of the most beauteous girls in all Philadelphia” — was a gold-digger

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