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a million

One million. Aw, man! It'll take us a million years to clean this room! I have about a million things to do, so I don't have time for his petty problems right now.
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the million-dollar question

A question that is very important and/or difficult to answer. Sometimes used ironically. The million-dollar question now is whether he should choose his former opponent as a running mate. A: "Do you want to get Italian or Chinese tonight?" B: "Well, that's the million-dollar question, isn't it?"
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Froude number at jump initiating point further reduced at higher discharges and became 1.63 and 1.85 at the discharge of 500000 and 1000000 cusec, respectively.
Comparison of velocity with and without subsidiary weir revealed that decrease in velocity at the discharge of 500000 and 1000000 cusec was just 0.5 ft/sec and 0.36 ft/sec, respectively (Table 2).
Jump became undular at the discharge of 500000 and 1000000 cusec as upstream Froude number became 1.63 and 1.85, respectively.
Legal heirs of FC martyrs get only Rs 1000000 while Rs 3000000 are paid to family members of martyrs of police department, he stated.