chunk of change

noun phrase

US, somewhat informal
: a lot of money
He spent a big/hefty chunk of change on that car.

Examples of chunk of change in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's penthouse apartment in Manhattan could be yours for $38.5 million — a chunk of change, sure, but a relative bargain compared with the previous price. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 11 Apr. 2024 Skechers Roadies-True Roots Sneaker, starting at $45 Another pair that doesn’t cost a huge chunk of change? Alyssa Grabinski, Peoplemag, 4 Apr. 2024 Of course, Diddy stands to lose a chunk of change if any of the lawsuits proceed. Sydney Lake, Fortune, 27 Mar. 2024 Most people aren’t going to go out and drop a sizable chunk of change on a thermal scope on a whim. Amanda Oliver, Field & Stream, 21 Mar. 2024 In the Mountain West, that’s a considerable chunk of change. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Mar. 2024 That's a good chunk of change for a county with a population of about 55,000 people, and the county has nothing to show for it. Stephen Clark, Ars Technica, 25 Aug. 2023 The funding is the latest chunk of change to be released from a total of $7.5 billion earmarked for charging and greener fueling in 2021’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Aarian Marshall matt Simon, WIRED, 11 Jan. 2024 But in the end, there’s still got to be a chunk of change left for old Jables. Mesfin Fekadu, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Dec. 2023

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“Chunk of change.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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