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What Does "Big Bucks" Mean?

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"Big bucks" is an English idiom. It means "a lot of money."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "big bucks" used in a sentence:
  • He's making big bucks now that he's been promoted.
  • They spent big bucks on that advertising campaign.
  • I won't spend big bucks on a phone that I'll replace in a year.
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What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Big Bucks" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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