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"a small fortune" in British English

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a small fortune

informal
a large amount of money: You'll have to spend a small fortune in legal fees 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 car fixed 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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