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Hi everybody!

I'd like to know the meaning of the expression "ch-ching". I heard it used in this context:

"These prices are pretty ch-ching."

I'd also really appreciate it if you could give me some examples in context.

Thanks a lot!

Mara.
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Hello Mara

The word is new to me. It hits some 45,000 sites in Google. This number is not so large as a frequency of use of a single word. I believe this sort of slang will be soon out of use. An online slang dictionary says as below.

ch-ching.
This word means excellent, fantastic. It is believed to come from the sound falling coins make when you collect from a slot machine. The opposite of ch-ching is ba-bau.
EX: Thanks for cooking a great meal; it was ch ching.

paco
That usage is pretty outdated. Lately it means a lot of money. I'm convinced that the sound is that of an old-style cash register pushing up the display numbers and opening.
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Thanks a lot to you both!

Now, Paco, would you be so kind as to write the address of the online slang dictionary? I'm quite into these things!

Regards,

Mara.

PS: BTW, is "Thanks a lot to you both!" correct? or should it be "Thank you both!"?, or rather "Thanks a lot to you two!"

I find this problem frequently when I'm trying to address two people or more: e.g., "Hello you all!" or "Hello to you all!" or "Hello all of you!" or "Hello to all of you!".

I never seem to clear up this doubt.

Thanks a lot!

Mara.
Hi guys,

I thought the sound of a cash register was 'ka-ching'?

Clive
That's what I thought too. My "accounting for dummies" instructor used that a lot when she talked about cash flows.
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Hi,

I thought in China it was 'I Ching'?

Clive
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How do you pronounce these? "ch-ching" and "ka-ching"? [tchtching]? [kashing] or [katching]?
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