to the tune of
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- (idiomatic) Roughly; about; as much as; to the approximate sum or extent of.
- The damage that he did to his car was to the tune of two grand.
- 1928, Upton Sinclair, Boston
- It's a blackmail ring, and the district attorneys get a share of the loot. […] Well, they got him in the same kind of jam, and soaked him to the tune of three hundred and eighty-six thousand.