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(the) big bucks

A lot of money. I wasn't looking for a new job, but I couldn't say no to one that offered me big bucks. She makes the big bucks because she manages an entire department.
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big bucks

a very large amount of money. He earns big bucks for doing almost nothing.
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big bucks

A great deal of money, as in A swimming pool-that means you're spending big bucks. Buck has been slang for "dollar" since the mid-1800s. [Slang; second half of 1900s]
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big bucks

n. a lot of money. (see also megabucks.) She gets paid big bucks to worry about stuff like that.
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You should also know that guys who always bring home big bucks don't often bring them home on their first day in the woods--it just seems like that because we didn't hear about the 28 times they sat in a stand all day before actually killing the brute.
Perhaps the toughest aspect of being a big buck hunter is the realization that a buck of the caliber you wish to take doesn't even exist on the land you are hunting.
It could prove a forlorn hope as it is not a challenge to faze a trainer with a notable pedigree for excelling with his senior stars or one that concerns the horse's new partner, the 21-year-old Sam Twiston-Davies, who is in no way daunted by the responsibility of replacing Ruby Walsh, who rode Big Buck's to 16 of his last 18 wins.
Big Buck's has proved one of the successes of trials day, capturing the Cleeve in the World Hurdle-winning campaigns of 2009 and 2012, in stark contrast to the PS100,000 Argento Chase, which although won by nexttime-out Cheltenham Gold Cup winners Master Oats in 1995 and Looks Like Trouble in 2000 has yet to yield a placed finisher in the Gold Cup since the fixture's rebranding.
BUCKS FIZZ: Big Bucks (left) jumps past Battlecry to score at Aintree last year
He guides dozens of hunters to big bucks each year, and of course, he employs trail cams.
Five lengths separated Big Buck's from stablemate Five Dreams at the end of the eightyear-old's 13th consecutive win over hurdles, a feat famously achieved by 1970s icon Bula.
Big Bucks has raced three times this season, hitting his customary flat spot most noticeably last time, when ultimately powering clear of Dynaste in the Cleeve Hurdle, over an inadequate trip here in January.
Only seven, Big Buck's seems to have been around for ages, although this is only his third season in Britain.
* Hunters are often conditioned to think that big bucks will do just one thing under certain sets of conditions.
BIG BUCK'S looks a banker on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival.
BIG BUCK'S, probably the most solid of the 'Ditcheat Three' completed by Master Minded and Kauto star, looks a rock-solid proposition to retain the title he won 12 months ago.
H ere it is folks, the brightest big bucks bingo bonanza in town, with the Mirror's newest star - Shane Richie, host of tonight's ITV show Lucky Numbers.
The Truth[R] 11-Big Bucks is 4 hours of big buck hunting bliss.
This is the third year in a row that I've raffled in a big buck from the same woodlot.