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Some admit they will pull a sickie to hit the annual sales bonanza next week, the survey found. The Sun (2016)He said that commodity prices were enjoying a bonanza at present. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And the cash bonanza comes on top of their pocket money. The Sun (2008)Britain punishes businesses that are enjoying a bonanza. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Britain and its empire were enjoying a bonanza. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The tie-up has been a financial bonanza. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The cash bonanza also sparked huge queues yesterday as millions joined the hunt for last-minute gifts. The Sun (2015)Yet somehow, the medical industry has turned a war defined largely by defeats into a financial bonanza. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Britain is the fourth largest investor in Brazil and has been reaping the rewards of the cash bonanza. The Sun (2012)We enjoyed the media bonanza. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The sales bonanza went ahead DESPITE a transport system that has made us a laughing stock around the world. The Sun (2010)THE biggest winners of the bonus bonanza handed out by bosses to their workers do not have to make the choice between art and equities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The line will become an'economic powerhouse' reviving our great cities and triggering a jobs bonanza. The Sun (2013)Other firms are enjoying the profits bonanza (see panel below). Times, Sunday Times (2007)Senior civil servants are taking home up to 20,000 each in performance pay in a 120m bonus bonanza. Times, Sunday Times (2007)More the following day, as well as raisins and drinks, and a great bonanza of them the following week. GOD'S SECRETARIES: The Making of the King James Bible (2003)Their desire to try to protect the integrity of Team England meant they were uneasy and almost embarrassed by the financial bonanza awaiting them. The Sun (2008)
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British English: bonanza NOUN
You can refer to a sudden great increase in wealth, success, or luck as a bonanza.
The expected sales bonanza hadn't materialised.
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