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Words nearby king's ransom
Example sentences from the Web for king's ransom
I wish I was a young Carole King, working in the Brill Building.
As played by Omundson, King Richard is effeminate, sincere, and ten times funnier than everyone else.
“I noticed something,” I say to Marvin, feeling a little like Ransom Stoddard, attorney at law.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But his words felt forced and were belied his 2004 vote to oppose marking Martin Luther King Jr.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The last film about Martin Luther King was made for television in 1977.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
A fancy came into my head that I would entertain the king and queen with an English tune upon this instrument.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
The King of Delhi had a hunting-lodge somewhere in the locality, but he had never seen the place.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The archbishop of Manila sends to the king (July 30, 1621) an account of ecclesiastical and some other affairs in his diocese.
The sad end of the mission to King M'Bongo has been narrated in the body of this work.
Idioms and Phrases with king's ransom
A huge sum of money, as in That handmade rug must have cost a king's ransom. This metaphoric expression originally referred to the sum required to release a king from captivity. [Late 1400s]