top dollar


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top dollar

The highest price, as in They'll have to pay top dollar at that resort. [Second half of 1900s]
See also: dollar, top
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and around the world are willing and able to pay top dollar for great companies, leave the tenured management in place, provide meaningful ownership to the manager or management team that remains, and mentor and support the new owner-managers in continuing to grow the business.
The school board should take MORE than top dollar from the Phil Knight institute
The job of the 10 full-time employees is to combine various grades and colours of pelts from different regions so buyers can purchase bulk quantities in one showing and trappers can snag top dollar for their wares.
dollars, which are then used to pay top dollar for raw materials, notably copper scrap, in the United States.
A piece like Top Dollar, 1979, confirms MacConnel as a lover of color and a shrewd practitioner of garish formalism, and demonstrates the artist's flair for smart semiotic play on the levels of style, material, symbol, and image.
This phenomenon of the double bell curve is one of the main reasons consumers will pay top dollar for a Chevrolet Suburban but the same dealers have lots filled with Chevrolet Malibus.
Sneaker fanatics, or sneaker heads, as some like to be called, scour the Web, pester faraway sellers, and shell out top dollar to score hard-to-find vintage models.
Such independent analyses would likely be important to museums and commercial collectors who pay top dollar for fossils, he notes.
Telefonica Banco Santander Central Hispano, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Endesa and Repsol YPF coughed up top dollar for state-run companies with monopolies or limited competition.
Eric Draven (Brandon Lee) and his fiancee are brutally murdered on Devil's Night, when the henchmen of crime-boss Top Dollar traditionally indulge in wanton acts of violence and arson.
Pernod Ricard has not formally put all its non-core divisions on the block, but it will want to sell them if any buyer is ready to pay top dollar.
The City's the place to earn top dollar, and CIMA qualifieds are increasingly popular among City firms.
To create an air of exclusivity and excitement that would motivate prospects to pay top dollar for a new, unheard-of, untried service.
And seniors who don't have a drug plan pay top dollar.
The Western nations should band together and buy, at top dollar, every ounce of plutonium and other nuclear-weapons technology remaining.