chickenfeed


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Synonyms for chickenfeed

a trifling sum of money

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Minister of Agriculture Fahd Balghunaim said on an earlier occasion that the rise of poultry price in the Kingdom was linked to the rise in the price of chickenfeed components such as millet and wheat.
Chichi champions CHICHICASTENANGO may have been a dual Group 1 winner but he retired to stud in France at a chickenfeed fee and produced just 36 horses in his first crop and 27 in his second crop, breeders perhaps put off by his uncommercial pedigree: he was by Smadoun, best known for his top jumpers such as Blue Bresil and Nacarat, and out of a minor winner by Antheus.
Au80 million is chickenfeed in the great scheme of things.
Shortley, her employee, prepare for the arrival of the DPs, they adorn the windows of a small shack with curtains fashioned from red and green chickenfeed sacks.
Norwich have been on an incredible run and could survive ahead of Blackburn, 10-3 Coral, whose boss Steve Kean has been given chickenfeed to spend by owners Venky's.
You can call 'fowl' and claim it's only chickenfeed, or a poultry sum, or suggest the board will be hen-pecked by the owners, or even that it is a bird-brained idea to go to Ewood, but I implore the clubs of Yorkshire to start making a stand now and show your worth - or even the Lancastrians might even stop bothering to laugh at you
To be sure, the venture will be no chickenfeed for Venky's.
They were hit with a pounds 20,000 fine which is chickenfeed in modern sport, but at least was in line with previous punishments for having too many players on the field.
NAIVE, misguided and/or stupid (It's Just Chickenfeed, 19.
That may sound a lot to you and me, but it is absolute chickenfeed to a country that regularly wastes pounds 20bn a time on failed computerisation schemes or spends pounds 1bn a week on a so-called war, devastating an unhappy faraway country.
But this is mere chickenfeed compared with the cash Abramovich can make available.
Wanderers gambled a record salary on one man's ability to win games and now that investment seems chickenfeed compared to the pounds 20million they should pocket from another season in the top flight.
But tough though that is, he believes it is chickenfeed compared to the task Harris has as a player.
However, the ten year deal between the players union and the football authorities may ultimately prove to be chickenfeed because the most important reason why a deal was always likely to be struck is exercising legal minds today.
Currently, these alliances amount to financial chickenfeed.