The 38 Ray Guy kicking camps attract some 1,500 young kickers and punters per year, double what the camps drew in 2000, says camp director Rick Sang. One draw for families: The ability to kick a ball far and accurately is increasingly a meal ticket to college. Coaches these days prize kickers who can pin an opposing team deep in their own territory, forcing them to march farther down the field to score.
Dozens of Americans had accounts at a Liechtenstein bank at the center of a tax evasion scandal in Europe, according to a person involved in international inquiries into the bank.
All Told, the Price Tag for Citigroup’s New Chief Is $216 Million
Call him Citigroup’s quarter-billion-dollar man.
as a complete total:
There were 550 people at the festival all told.
price tag noun [C] (ALSO price ticket)
a piece of paper with a price on which is fixed to a product, or the amount that something costs:
How much is it? - I can't find the price tag.
These suits have designer names and a price ticket to match.
inquiry, UK ALSO enquiry Show phonetics
1 [C or U] (the process of asking) a question:
I've been making inquiries about/into the cost of a round-the-world ticket.
FORMAL Inquiry into the matter is pointless - no one will tell you anything.
2 [C] an official process to discover the facts about something bad that has happened:
a judicial inquiry
Citizens have demanded a full inquiry into the government's handling of the epidemic.
A person or thing depended on as a source of income, as in Magic Johnson was a real meal ticket for his team, or Her interpersonal skills will be her meal ticket when she goes into sales. This metaphoric expression alludes to the earlier practice of handing out tickets that entitle their holder to a meal. [Early 1900s]