Issandr El Amrani on the former hairdresser said to have fled with a ton of gold.
He worked for a hedge fund, D.E. Shaw, where he made a ton of money.
Was it tougher to lose 30 for Dallas Buyers, or gain a ton for Chapter 27?
Bork's textualism was also not likely to overturn a ton of democratically created laws.
Behold, a Tom Friedman post on Syria that makes a ton of sense.
Most of the methods in vogue contain some good points—about a grain of truth to a ton of mere ballast.
The cartridge exploded, and perhaps a ton or two of coal fell.
"You've brought five ton of gold coin to the vault," he said, his eyes agleam.
The stones varied in weight from half a ton to ten tons and more.
They ruled the world of ton—especially interesting themselves in toilet matters.
late 14c., tonne, unit for measuring the carrying capacity of a ship, originally "space occupied by a tun or cask of wine," thus identical to tun (q.v.). The two words were not differentiated until 1680s. The measure of weight is first recorded late 15c.; the spelling ton is from 1530s, and became firmly established 18c.