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What does big bucks mean?

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big bucks


The phrase 'big bucks' means lots of money.


The term 'buck' is used to refer to a dollar in informal English. This use can be traced back to the American colonial days when deerskin or buckskins were commonly exchanged for goods.


The new managing director must be making big bucks after his promotion.
She spent big bucks on her wedding.
He is making big bucks as a lawyer.

This idiom is in the money category

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