pay top dollar

pay top dollar

To spend a lot of money on something, perhaps the highest possible price, often because it is necessary to obtain something in high demand or of the highest quality. A lot of consumers pay top dollar to get the newest smartphones. I always wait a few months, because they're inevitably a good bit cheaper then. You can expect to pay top dollar for just about everything in this part of the city.
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They want to pay top dollar to live in the jungle,' he said when replying to a supplementary question from Datuk Seri Hasan Arifin (BN-Rompin).
But after seeing Sarri and Italy international Jorginho to quit for Stamford Bridge, Napoli are determined not to lose any more of their leading lights -- unless the potential purchasers pay top dollar.
While we expect to pay top dollar to see Mick and the boys at Croker, those planning to see God's rep on earth for free won't get no Satisfaction.
"Astute buyers get these seats quickly so that when peak travel times roll around, customers aren't having to pay top dollar nor look for alternative fares or changes that then disrupt their travel plans," he added.
"While many retail brands are very selective, they will still pay top dollar for a prime destination.
Readers will learn how to choose which exit path is best for their businesses, how to avoid the common traps that can prevent them from creating an Exit Plan, and the value drivers that deliver the value buyers want and pay top dollar for.
They pay top dollar and if they want to move a top-of-the-table game at three weeks' notice - as they have done with the Arsenal-Leicester match - you can't fault them for trying.
Either for when you brought back your first boyfriend or girlfriend or, if it was a particularly bad picture, for their retirement fund, knowing you'll pay top dollar to stop it ever seeing the light of day again!
Russia is believed to have paid $40 million to host its first F1 grand prix last season, though if the price of oil continues to hover around $60 a barrel, one wonders how much longer they will continue to pay top dollar. This is not a problem likely to affect Gulf states who willingly pay around $30 million a season.
The point is that sanctions cannot be bypassed all the time and that when they are bypassed, Iran must pay top dollar. Azin did not say what he paid for the helicopters, but admitted he paid more than the list price of $447,000 each to obtain them through a third party.
You can pay top dollar for the most genetically-gifted dog in the world in hopes of easy limits and a dozen years of bragging rights, but without the proper training tools you'll likely fall shy of such lofty goals.
It seems that record low used car forecourt stocks have made dealers happy to pay top dollar for high quality part-exchanges says CAP, the car information experts.
Cardiff would have to pay substantially more than the PS4.8million they received for Ramsey - but that will not be a problem for Tan who has told staff he will pay top dollar to ensure Premier League survival next season.
They'll pay top dollar when the key managers are involved in the sale process and are committed to staying with the business.
These seats are meant to appeal to travellers who won't pay top dollar to sit in the front of the plane, but are willing to pay a bit more to get out of the cramped confines of economy and into seats with a bit more leg room and better amenities.