big ticket


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big ticket

Very expensive. This phrase typically precedes a noun (often "item"). I can't afford a big ticket item like a car right now, so I'm saving as much money as I can.
See also: big, ticket

big-ticket

mod. having to do with something expensive. In a survey taken last month, heads of families said they were unwilling to put big-ticket items at the bottom of their shopping lists.
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The LBT allows you to visit the attractions at a time that suits you within a 90-day period - so you can buy your London Big Ticket and then plan your days out.
"Big Ticket will never ask for personal or bank account information by email.
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"The Big Ticket Card is a great option for members who need to make a big purchase," said Willard Ross, Coastal's chief retail officer.
By launching the Big Ticket we believe we will be encouraging people to stay longer in the area because there are a high number of venues taking part and there is something to appeal for everyone."
"Consumers are continuing to hold off on purchasing big ticket items, preferring to use their hard-earned cash to stock up for Christmas dinner and all important gifts."
The Trust is asking local companies to take their Big Ticket Pledge.
12 -- Splash, the high street fashion brand from the Dubai based Landmark Group, gives you yet another reason to throw out the old and bring in the new with its exciting shopping extravaganza 'The Big Ticket'.
The company - which has been hit by falling demand for "big ticket" goods in a slumping housing market - has more than 1,000 staff and over 100 stores across the UK.
Yet in tough economic times it's understandable that families curb big ticket purchases.
The Sunderland-based group, which has two stores in Birmingham and others in Kidderminster, Cannock, Solihull, Wednesbury, Wolverhampton and Coventry, said sofas were being replaced more regularly as people withdrew equity on their homes to purchase "big ticket" items.
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Steve Gibbon, Hove's retail sales manager, enthused: 'The 'Big Ticket' gives the city of Brighton an ideal opportunity to show to racegoers that it can proudly boast two quality racecourses.