One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A million dollars.
- ‘I don't think the Bears should pay him megabucks, but he certainly deserves more than the $425,000 he's scheduled to make this season.’
- ‘Since then, his book has spent 15 weeks at number one over here, and there have been two megabucks American book deals and a reputed $6.3 million film deal.’
- ‘When he agreed to the merger, international oil majors were lining up to pay megabucks for participation.’
- ‘And most of the CEOs who had megabucks would have been in the top one-tenth of 1 percent.’
- ‘At issue is a megabuck Pentagon jet deal that could go a long way toward shoring up Boeing's bottom line.’
- 1.1 A huge sum of money.‘he has been earning megabucks for decades’as modifier ‘megabuck salaries’
- ‘You're misinformed if you think teaching earns megabucks!’
- ‘Booth space costs megabucks and no company is going to commit to that sort of investment without knowing for sure what they're going to be buying into.’
- ‘What's novel this year is the intensity of the effort and the megabucks being spent.’
- ‘The former Ranger has flirted with playing in Japan because he can't find the multiyear, megabucks deal he seeks.’
- ‘Coming back home, he eschewed collegiate bowling in favor of tournament play, moving onto the megabucks circuit in 1997.’
- ‘‘Players in megabucks tournaments might have great ability in one area, whereas the players on tour have great ability in all areas,’ he says.’
- ‘Stephen Franks has just mentioned, and I agree with him entirely, that we have huge documents that cost megabucks to provide - and no one reads them, and no one has much regard for them when making investment decisions.’
- ‘Would you accept a boring job if it meant you would make megabucks?’
- ‘How the small-time actors feel about the gulf that separates them from megastars who make megabucks is not discussed.’
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