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An athlete gives up his/her amateur status once he/she starts getting paid for his/her sport.

The basketball star lost his amateur status when it was revealed that he had been paid for playing on his college team.

When she won the lottery prize of one million dollars, it was paid to her in annual sums of $100,000 over ten years.

She was paid over $50,000 for a five-second appearance in a television ad.

In 1973, 56,800 fans paid $309,000 to see Led Zeppelin in the largest paid crowd ever assembled in the U.


to see a single musical group.

The highest price ever paid for alcohol at auction was $79,552 for a 50-year-old bottle of Glenfiddich whisky.

The first film audiences in Hong Kong had to be paid to watch movies because the Chinese people were frightened of the "moving spirits" on the screen, and refused to enter the theater.

She sold her house to the highest bidder for more than double she paid for it.

Throughout its history, many Latvians were poorly paid workers bound to farming estates owned by foreigners.

Someone once suggested that a government bond is a financial device to give you back some of the money you paid in taxes.

I didn't expect to get paid for helping them move, so anything they give me is a bonus.

George Washington once stated that worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.

My friend paid over $200 for a pair of designer brand sunglasses.

He paid a bundle of money for his used car, but he has had nothing but problems with it.

Feminism is about challenging the division of labor in the world that puts men in charge of the public spheres - work, government, etc.

- while women carry the entire burden of raising a family without being paid for their efforts.

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