good money


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good money

1. A large amount of money. Why would I leave my job? The hours are flexible and I make good money. I paid good money to be here—you can't throw me out!
2. One's hard-earned money. Why do you insist on spending good money on these dumb trinkets?
See also: good, money
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good ˈmoney

a lot of money; money that you earn with hard work: Thousands of people paid good money to watch the band perform.Don’t waste good money on that!
See also: good, money
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He is here, good sir, waiting your pleasure, here in London, walking the streets at noonday; carrying it off jauntily; looking for you, I swear,' said Ralph, his face darkening, and his own hatred getting the upper hand of him, for the first time, as this gay picture of Nicholas presented itself; 'if we were only citizens of a country where it could be safely done, I'd give good money to have him stabbed to the heart and rolled into the kennel for the dogs to tear.'
The good money which the community paid out for him should enable him to riot in luxury instead of rotting in dungeons.
When I pay good money for a good article there should be an end of the business; but it's 'Where are the geese?' and 'Who did you sell the geese to?' and 'What will you take for the geese?' One would think they were the only geese in the world, to hear the fuss that is made over them."
His proper trade's a navvy; and he works at it sometimes too--for exercise--and earns good money at it.
Villages have almost come to blows over the honour of bearing it, for not only has the lama given them blessings, but his disciple good money - full one-third Sahibs' prices.
Self acclaimed dancehall king, Shatta Wale, says he will let Anas investigate the music industry if he gets good money.
In the same voice, the Gringo hitmaker has also expressed his sentiment on Facebook saying, he will let Anas investigate the showbiz industry if he gets good money.
Evans presents Good Money After Bad, a novel set in the Chicago heat-wave summer of 1995.
And despite the billions being invested into social screens, Good Money, the nation's first socially responsible investment (SRI) newsletter, recently ceased printed publication after 15 years (it still maintains a web site).