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Little ol' boy in the Panhandle told me the other day you can still make a small fortune in agriculture. Problem is, you got to start with a large one.
Jim Hightower

Meaning of "small fortune" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SMALL FORTUNE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SMALL FORTUNE

small barbel
small beer
small calorie
small capital
small change
small chop
small circle
small claims court
small end
small ermine
small forward
small fry
small game
small goods
small hours
small intestine
small letter
small magpie
small pica
small potatoes

WORDS THAT END LIKE SMALL FORTUNE

attune
autotune
befortune
Dame Fortune
detune
fine-tune
fortune
give hostages to fortune
importune
infortune
inopportune
misfortune
Neptune
opportune
retune
signature tune
soldier of fortune
tune
unfortune
wheel of fortune

Synonyms and antonyms of small fortune in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «small fortune» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SMALL FORTUNE

Find out the translation of small fortune to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of small fortune from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «small fortune» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

小财
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pequeña fortuna
570 millions of speakers

English

small fortune
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

छोटे से भाग्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ثروة صغيرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

небольшое состояние
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pequena fortuna
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছোট ভাগ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

petite fortune
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kekayaan kecil
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kleines Vermögen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大金
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

작은 재산
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rejekine cilik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tài nhỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறிய அதிர்ஷ்டம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लहान भाग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Küçük servet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

piccola fortuna
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

małą fortunę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

невеликий статок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mică avere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μικρή περιουσία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klein fortuin
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mindre förmögenhet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

liten formue
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of small fortune

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SMALL FORTUNE»

The term «small fortune» is regularly used and occupies the 79.105 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SMALL FORTUNE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about small fortune

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QUOTES WITH «SMALL FORTUNE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word small fortune.
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Jim Hightower
Little ol' boy in the Panhandle told me the other day you can still make a small fortune in agriculture. Problem is, you got to start with a large one.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SMALL FORTUNE»

Discover the use of small fortune in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to small fortune and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Small Fortune: A Novel
When harried book editor Celia Donnelly visits Mexico on vacation, she is abducted off the street, and soon discovers she is not a random victim, but was targeted by someone from her past.
Audrey Braun, 2012
2
A Small Fortune
A Small Fortune offers an affecting look at class, culture, and the heartbreak of misinterpretation.
Rosie Dastgir, 2012
3
A Small Fortune
A little fortune is a good thing Marnie McCafferty has received her share of propositions over the years, but never one like this.
Marie Ferrarella, 2013
4
The Gold-Plated Porsche: How I Sank a Small Fortune into a ...
It's about Wilkinson's colorful life. That, along with elegant writing, is what makes this book so endearing-the tales are told without ego. This is less a tale about a machine than a tale about a man enjoying a machine.
Stephan Wilkinson, 2005
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Cherish Duo Plus Bonus Novella/A Small Fortune/Tammy And The ...
A Small Fortune by Marie Ferrarella Little Jace Fortune is determined to make his new nanny, Marnie McCafferty a permanent part of the family.
Marie Ferrarella, Judy Duarte, 2013
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Plutarch's Morals
Why did Servius Tullius build a temple of Small Fortune, whom they call Brevis ? Solution. Was it because he was of a mean original and in a low condition, being born of a captive woman, and by fortune came to be king of Rome ? Or did not ...
Plutarch, William Watson Goodwin, 1871
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Fortune's Deadly Descent
Celia Hagen and her son Benny take a vacation to the south of France. Benny is missing and thought to have been kidnapped and everyone appears to be a suspect.
Audrey Braun, 2012
8
Windows on the World Complete Wine Course
... of $350,000 an acre for vineyard land in Napa. in 1970 the average price per acre in Napa was $5,000. CREATIVE FINANCING Overheard at a restaurant in Yountville, Napa Valley: "How do you make a small fortune in the wine business?
Kevin Zraly, 2009
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Patty's Fortune
... found you, and I am glad to give you a small fortune. When you marry, as you will some day, you will find it very nice to be able to buy what you want for your trousseau. You can buy worth-while Jewels with it, or, if you prefer, put it out [227]  ...
Carolyn Wells, 2008
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Pride and Prejudice
... well-educated young women of small fortune, and, however uncertain of giving happiness, must be their pleasantest preservative from want. This preservative she had now obtained ; and at the age of twenty-seven, without having ever been  ...
Jane Austen, 1853

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SMALL FORTUNE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term small fortune is used in the context of the following news items.
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Meet the Parisians Paying a Small Fortune to Live in Microscopic …
It's about a year and a half since I moved to the French capital, where I currently rent an extremely compact apartment that costs me a small fortune. I try to be out ... «VICE, Jun 15»
2
Britain's Got Talent: Cor Glanaethwy 'costing the show a small
A show insider explained: "Simon absolutely loves Cor Glanaethwy but they are costing the show a small fortune. Finalists announced on Britain's Got Talent ... «Mirror.co.uk, May 15»
3
Rangers tickets for Game 7 will cost you a small fortune
Want to see the Rangers try to advance to the Stanley Cup final for the second consecutive season? It's going to cost you — big time. According to data from ... «New York Post, May 15»
4
WhatsApp could be draining your data and costing you a SMALL
WhatsApp could be draining your data and costing you a SMALL fortune. Voice calls are the latest addition to the hugely popular WhatsApp messaging service. «Express.co.uk, May 15»
5
Fame and Fortune: I've blown a small fortune on my party
WINNING the lottery “wouldn't make much difference” to Nigel Farage's life — unlike winning a seat in the Commons — but it would allow him to buy a better ... «The Sunday Times, May 15»
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Pacquiao spends small fortune on tickets for his entourage
When you're fighting in the biggest boxing match of the century, I guess it makes sense to have your family and friends nearby. Maybe that's why Manny ... «CBSSports.com, Apr 15»
7
Weddings Cost a Small Fortune - for the Guests, Too
Drew is veteran business journalist. For many years he was Executive Producer of Business News at CNN. He has extensive experience in print, TV and radio. «DailyFinance, Apr 15»
8
GoFundMe raises small fortune for Indiana pizza bigots
Almost as quickly as the proprietors of Memories Pizza went on local news to announce that they would be refusing to serve gay customers in accordance with ... «Death and Taxes, Apr 15»
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Arizona condo costing a small fortune for this woman, jeopardizing …
A lady we'll call Lucy has made a good life working as a data manager for a company in Saskatchewan. At 53, she has take-home income of $5,245 a month. «Financial Post, Mar 15»
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Blackadder actress Patsy Byrne leaves a small fortune to her family …
The family of Blackadder star Patsy Byrne have revealed that the actress – best known for her role as Nursie in the second series of the show – was far wealthier ... «Metro, Mar 15»

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