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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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Then again, hordes of big bucks have been captured on cams and ultimately killed by hunters.
I believe confidence is one factor of several that can increase or decrease your odds of bagging a big buck.
During this time of random movement, it's best to avoid the temptation of investing multiple days in a certain spot just because you saw a photo of a big buck there once.
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.
HArD TO BEAT World Hurdle favourite Big Bucks goes for new record s
BUCKS FIZZ: Big Bucks (left) jumps past Battlecry to score at Aintree last year
Hunters are often conditioned to think that big bucks will do just one thing under certain sets of conditions.
Yes, big bucks are survival machines, but they have to eat.
Big bucks are especially programmed with this special gift that often seems to give them a charmed life, but I've seen it displayed in the woods time and again with bucks and does.
1] Although extremely challenging, big bucks are not invincible.
Karabak, no match for Big Bucks at Newbury last time and previously runner-up to Zaynar in the Ascot Hurdle, is likely to chase home the favourire in an event which lacks depth, despite the presence of out-of-form, former champion KATCHIT and TIDAL BAY, winner of the Arkle here two years ago.