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Large amounts of money:‘Emily earns big bucks on Wall Street’
fortune, considerable sum of money, large sum of money, vast sum of money, millions, billionsView synonyms
- ‘He says he will release big money for book serialisations and buy-ups.’
- ‘We've not gone into the transfer market and spent big money but we've got some quality players.’
- ‘If the price moves in the investor's favour, big money can be made from a relatively small stake, but huge sums can also be lost.’
- ‘We were never like big, big money, but we made a lot of money and we also spent a lot on things like travelling musicians and dancers.’
- ‘For some, this was a sign that money, big money, could be made by making a movie of the story.’
- ‘Doesn't that sort of fly in the face of this argument that big money corrupts the system?’
- ‘With business and sport now irretrievably entwined, there's big money in medals.’
- ‘Companies pay big money to make sure that their product gets in front of the right people and makes them want to buy.’
- ‘He showed us how to use big money, and now big money has become the rule of the day.’
- ‘How did it become a big money sport, and how have you turned it into such a great business?’
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