the almighty dollar


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the almighty dollar

Fig. the U.S. dollar, or the acquisition of money, when viewed as more important than anything else. Bill was a slave to the almighty dollar. It's the almighty dollar that drives Wall Street thinking.
See also: almighty, dollar
References in classic literature ?
The golden calf they worship at Boston is a pigmy compared with the giant effigies set up in other parts of that vast counting-house which lies beyond the Atlantic; and the almighty dollar sinks into something comparatively insignificant, amidst a whole Pantheon of better gods.
It's hard to work with a company who is merely looking at the bottom line and chasing the almighty dollar.
Lured by the almighty dollar, and with a skewed fairytale view of love, she was drawn toward the seductive whispers and open arms of the sex industry.
Jennette McCurdy's beef with Nickelodeon is strictly about the almighty dollar and how she makes less than her Sam & Cat co-star Ariana Grande," the (http://www.
We chose to make a difference and we're here not for ourselves and not for the almighty dollar but for our members and their family and their children and the pursuit of the American Dream," he said, then added with a slightly breaking voice: "We are the hope our members need.
Though atheists and humanists don't believe in an almighty deity, we do believe in the almighty dollar.
With deals from London to Singapore, China is seeking a greater role for its yuan currency in global markets to challenge the hegemony of the almighty dollar.
In today's increasingly commercialized world, the need for a public space to celebrate the arts rather than the almighty dollar is greater than ever, making Bringing the Arts into the Library welcome, needed, and highly recommended
With no-toxic landfill and no-toxic export policies, A Better Way Computer Recycling seeks to provide a solution to this alarming trend, putting the environment first instead of the almighty dollar, like so many other computer recycling companies.
Please stop giving any more precious magazine space to crossbows (though I am fairly certain the almighty dollar has already doomed this request).
I always advise candidates to make sure they are evaluating more than just the Almighty Dollar when considering a career change.
Because, as he put it when he embarked with his colleague Walter Rendell Storey : "We are ordinary business men who are supersaturated with work and have decided to invest a year's time in something else other than the everlasting chase for the almighty dollar.
Perhaps even more astounding, respondents said their devotion to the almighty dollar trumps Father Time.
He comments that most universities, including Georgetown, have become "resume universities in pursuit of the almighty dollar, rather than classical universities in pursuit of truth.
Everyday in Beirut, we are tearing down the stories of our past in pursuit of the almighty dollar.