to the tune of something

to the tune of (some amount of money)

Of, for, or costing a particular and considerable sum of money. They managed to fix the car, to the tune of nearly $2,500. The company avoided paying taxes to the tune of $135 million over the past year. She won a settlement in court to the tune of $200,000.
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to the tune of something

phr. for the sum of a specific amount of money. You will end up paying to the tune of twenty dollars a month.
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We are talking a man here after all who is in to the tune of something like PS200m right now, albeit in the form of loans, so with the treasures of the top flight still tantalisingly close surely a few more millions aren't going to hurt, are they?
He should remember that we are all taxed to the tune of something like pounds 30 per annum to pay for the costly creation of these individual assemblies.