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Word Example of - bonus

    Example Sentences for bonus

    One folder was made very nervous by a constant fear that she would not earn her bonus.

    To win on first card played a bonus of half the limit hand is given.

    Indeed, the adoption of a bonus system is often an excuse for driving and tyranny.

    A prince, even, would have been satisfied with such a bonus.

    It would make a big hole in eight pounds a month—an' a bonus—if I had any more of 'em.

    In the United States, for instance, a bonus of $10 per ounce was asked for.

    Stumpy heard his grandfather say something about "bonus" as he passed him.

    No, what I want to get at is your idea of what should come to you, as a bonus, when I scoop the board.

    Now there'll be a bonus for the men who come with me, but I don't want any one to go against his will.

    There's a sort o' bonus we pays down, you know—for a Chinyman to do the odd jobs.

Word Origin & History of - bonus

    Word Origin & History

    bonus 1773, "Stock Exchange Latin" [Weekley], from L. bonus "good" (adj.); see bene-. The correct noun form would be bonum. In U.S. history the bonus army was tens of thousands of World War I veterans and followers who marched on Washington, D.C., in 1932 demanding early redemption of their service bonus certificates (which carried a maximum value of $625).

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