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He still took on side jobs like that because the pay of 20 pesos ($1.55 USD) for an article wasn't enough for him to live on.

He wrote four articles a day and rewrote every one of them to resell to another newspaper for another 20 pesos.

Soon after the preserved corpses were unveiled, curious people began paying workers a few pesos for a peek at the tombs.

They pooled dollars and pesos for an estimated $225, enough to dispatch the 24-year-old woman but not enough to contain the story.

The office of clerk of the court is about to be sold, having been placed at fifteen hundred pesos.

For the said purpose he took nearly a thousand pesos in money, or in stuffs and other articles which are most valued there.

Thereupon the generals hastened round the town to procure funds, and appeased the Visayos with a distribution of 1,800 pesos.

A coolie would pay as much as 400 pesos premium to find himself where he could earn up to 100 pesos per month.

He sat there holding up eagles and double pesos to the lamplight, with his eyes shining and his wrinkled old mouth smiling.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pesos, such as: bread, cabbage, lettuce, beans, boodle, and bucks.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.