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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This was my eighth time taking part in the Big Ticket draw, I usually buy raffle tickets for the Dubai Duty Free, I was always hopeful that I would win one day and finally my dream has come true, so I'm very happy that I always kept trying, this is an amazing gift for me," he added.
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.
Running at Abu Dhabi International Airport since 1992, the hugely popular Abu Dhabi Duty Free's (ADDF) Big Ticket Millionaire gives passengers, airport visitors and the general public a chance to win big prizes.
Gary Hall, chief executive of Coventry Transport Museum, developed the Big Ticket offer with Coventry Cathedral, Twycross Zoo, Warwick Castle and Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust among the main venues to have signed up.
The Big Ticket is an aim to do just that along-side providing our consumers a platform to choose from the best available.
In addition to the NBC laffer, Hidden Oaks and Big Ticket have a pilot commitment from USA Network for an hourlong martial arts drama to be produced in association with helmer John Woo and Terence Chang.
Like The Big Ticket, the midweek show has suffered plummeting audience figures to below six million.
The Big Ticket show had TV Dreams scratchcard winners and contestants from charities which have received Lottery money pitting their wits against each other for a grand prize of pounds 100,000.
TV'S struggling Big Ticket lottery show and hosts Anthea Turner and Patrick Kielty will be axed in July.
SAN DIEGO -- Escalate Retail today announced two VP-level promotions including Steve Pulver as Vice President and General Manager for the Big Ticket solutions group, as well as Ron Sellers as Vice President of Sales.
Summary: Big Ticket winner scoops up Dh7 million to become an instant millionaire
Summary: This is the biggest prize money ever offered by the Big Ticket raffle draw.
I asked them: We are spending 80 percent of our manpower to generate 10 percent of our revenue, so why don't we just bundle those small assets together and sell them as one to a group and really use our time to spend on the big ticket items?
uk | The Blackpool Big Ticket, from Merlin Entertainments, is valid for 90 days for one visit to each of the following: Blackpool Tower Eye, Tower Dungeon, Tower Circus, Tower Ballroom, Jungle Jim's, Madame Tussauds and Sea Life Blackpool.
The 'Sensational Big Ticket Draw' is the highest valued draw in the region.