a small fortune
- a lot of money
We paid a small fortune for this holiday.
English dictionary. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
small fortune — noun a large sum of money (Freq. 1) he made a small fortune in the commodities market • Hypernyms: ↑large indefinite quantity, ↑large indefinite amount * * * ˌsmall ˈfortune [small fortune] … Useful english dictionary
small fortune — n. a rather sizeable amount of money. □ This set of wheels cost me a mall fortune. □ I’ve got a small fortune tied up in test equipment … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
small fortune — considerable sum of money, a lot of money … English contemporary dictionary
small fortune — A considerable sum of money … A concise dictionary of English slang
(a) small fortune — a small fortune informal phrase a lot of money We paid a small fortune for this holiday. Thesaurus: large amounts of moneysynonym Main entry: fortune … Useful english dictionary
a small fortune — ► a small fortune informal a large amount of money. Main Entry: ↑fortune … English terms dictionary
a small fortune — (informal) Quite a large amount of money • • • Main Entry: ↑fortune * * * informal a large amount of money … Useful english dictionary
(a) small fortune — a lot of money. Her hair ought to look good she spends a small fortune on it … New idioms dictionary
fortune knocks once at every man's door — Everyone gets one good chance in a lifetime … The small dictionary of idiomes
fortune — for‧tune [ˈfɔːtʆn ǁ ˈfɔːr ] noun [countable] 1. a very large amount of money: • Working on the Stock Exchange, he made a fortune in just a few years. • It would cost a fortune to treat all the waste. • Producers pay stars as much as $5,000 per… … Financial and business terms