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Grand

In the United States, a slang term for multiples of $1,000. The term "big ones" is also used. For example, "10 grand" and "10 big ones" both mean $10,000.
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I still like the little word if it says the thing I want to say as well as the big one, but I honor above all the word that says the thing.
She was a big one, and she was coming in a hurry, too, looking like a black cloud with rows of glow-worms around it; but all of a sudden she bulged out, big and scary, with a long row of wide-open furnace doors shining like red-hot teeth, and her monstrous bows and guards hanging right over us.
With this Snati leapt at the big one, and was not long in bringing him down.
I only meant to change the little bottle for a big one, and I gave all my money to get it, and I'm truly trying not to be selfish any more.
Last night, Minister for Disability, Children and Youth, Rachel Stephen-Smith and Minister for Arts and Community Events, Gordon Ramsay joined the community services sector at the official opening of the ACT Together offices and the Big Ones Little Ones art exhibition.
He said: "This is what you dream of, trying to win one of the big ones, and you still class this as one of the big ones.
I've had big ones in previous years but not this size.
Isobel Chisholm, five, of Saltburn, said: "Spiders, including the big ones.
I've got three big ones coming up in Europe after this," McIlroy said.
I admit it: I like trade shows, especially big ones like NPE.
The fun days will include guest appearances from the Newcastle Vipers, The BIG Ones, cheerleading performances and horse shows.
It's called ``Hurricanes of Life'' - the big ones like Katrina, and the little, everyday hurricanes that a couple of kids named Chance and Randy are going through right now.