buy the big one

buy the big one

slang To die. We were so lucky to avoid that massive accident—we could have bought the big one!
See also: big, buy, one
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

buy the big one

Euph. to die. I don't plan to buy the big one for at least another thirty years. She conked out for good—you know, bought the big one.
See also: big, buy, one
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

buy the big one

tv. to die. She conked out for good—you know, bought the big one.
See also: big, buy, one
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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And online store Ocado sells a 500g jar of Marmite for pounds 4.79 but one half the size for pounds 2.03, leaving unsuspecting shoppers 73p out of pocket if they buy the big one instead of two small ones.