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Meaning of “a small fortune” in the English Dictionary

"a small fortune" in British English

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a small fortune

informal a ​largeamount of ​money: You'll have to spend a small ​fortune in ​legalfees if you ​decide to ​sue for ​compensation.
(Definition of a small fortune from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"a small fortune" in American English

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a small fortune

an ​amount of ​money that ​seems to be a lot: Getting the ​carfixed will ​cost a small ​fortune.
(Definition of a small fortune from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a small fortune”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一大笔钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一大筆錢…
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