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Bag of Sand

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 1,000 pounds. The term derives from Cockney rhyming slang: sand rhymes with grand, another term for one thousand. It is sometimes shortened to bag.
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If Oli McBurnie is worth PS20million then forget about pinching a guy who has 25 goals in 32 games for two bags of sand.
In September 2017, Morris was caught fly-tipping bags of sand and building waste in the car park of St Anne's Catholic Church on Ashton Old Road, the court heard.
The Yuletide hot air balloon is about to throw those bags of sand thingies overboard and turn on that whooshie fire contraption to float away, so clumsily climb into the wicker bit or wait and freeze in a remote field, perhaps called Bah Humbug Field or something.
Victory here could ruin this fellow's chance of glory in the Britannia Handicap at Royal Ascot, but connections won't be crying into their gin and tonics as this competitive event has just under 50 bags of sand as the winner's purse.
All the time, one of the undercover officers walked around the estate dressed in an overall similar to those worn by Kenya Power technicians, complete with the company's logo.Another one sought casual employment at a nearby construction site and spent the entire duration carrying bags of sand on his back, from the ground to the upper floors of a building under construction.
Lay a heavy duty plastic sheet on the ground, put your wooden board on top of this and tip two bags of sand into the middle of your board.
According to Olivarez, a group of informal settlers near Gatchalian Subdivision in Barangay San Dionisio 'dumped bags of sand and other hard objects' into drain pipes, causing heavy floods on Tuesday while Tropical Depression 'Maring' was lashing Metro Manila.
Tenders Are Invited For Providing And Fixing Of Gunny Bags Of Sand At Delapidated Nalla Walls During Emergency Situtation In Wagle Ward Commitee
Load your hunting pack with bags of sand (I use 40 pounds), carry 10-pound dumbbells in each hand, and start hiking.
The MRT152 will be on site for 12 months, tasked with lifting shuttering materials, steel rebar, curtain wall components, scaffolding, bags of sand, and pallets of blocks and cement.
Or lay the window frame on top using bricks or bags of sand to weight it down.