pay good money


: to pay a lot
We paid good money to see this show, and we want our money's worth!

Examples of pay good money in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That anyone with the good taste to attend one of his concerts would behave so badly — let alone pay good money for two front-row tickets from which to behave so badly — is mind-boggling. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Oct. 2023 Also like a castle, a lot of people will pay good money to see a preserved historical example of rock or even a convincing replica of it, especially in Europe. Dan Brooks, New York Times, 12 Sep. 2023 For many companies with a dedicated talent acquisition (TA) team, the recruiting process generates huge amounts of data daily—data that can provide invaluable insights, if leveraged correctly, that a lot of aggregators would pay good money to access. Patrick Donegan, Forbes, 17 Aug. 2022 Companies pay good money to have favorable ad placement — that location on your timeline has nothing to do with a company’s legitimacy. Carlos De Loera, Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2023 Raking in $28 million in its opening weekend, the film is evidence that people will pay good money to watch an animal get high. Ashley Stimpson, Popular Mechanics, 27 Feb. 2023 And that people would pay good money to hunt them. Will Brantley, Field & Stream, 21 Feb. 2023 People will pay good money for some of these reflections. Lauren Silverman, The Atlantic, 28 Nov. 2022 Many women would pay good money to have them. Maura Judkis, Washington Post, 19 Oct. 2022 See More

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“Pay good money.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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