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big money

large sums of money: there's big money in professional golf
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  • "big money doesn't mean anything to me any more," he said, wearily.

    The Market-Place Harold Frederic
  • There's big money in it, but I presume that don't affect you any.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • He's a natural born cowman an' there's big money in it after he gets a start.

    The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
  • Talk is cheap, but sometimes you can trade big words for big money.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • "The courts 'ud hand me big money damages for a libel like that," he declared.

    The Heart of Unaga Ridgwell Cullum
Slang definitions & phrases for big money

big money

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heavy money

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