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- noun British a large amount.
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- noun Alternative form of
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- noun an unimaginably large amount
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In fact, all over Europe buyers have been bolting like billyo.
Controversy sells, conspiracy sells, an unorthodox hero battling the establishment sells and above all, a promise that you, the little man, can best the forces that “keep you down” in life and know better than “them” if you just read this book, oh, that sells like billyo.
I called people in Ireland to keep arranging things, and packed like billyo.
For example, the entire planet is currently frothing around like billyo over speculation that Britney Spears is pregnant with yet another child.
Now she was inadvertently the cause of her mother being fired like a Walker's crisp, and him getting it like billyo from his own mother for the next six months.
She is used to pursuing that fleet and antlered pride of the forest – the stag – and she can go like billyo.
For the wooden fence leading up to the bridge had caught fire, and it was burning like billyo.
She is used to pursuing that fleet and antlered pride of the forest -- the stag -- and she can go like billyo.
Maybe like the 600 jobs Sean Quinn announced in Cork just after he was caught filching money billyo out of his companies to support his gambling.
As pop-up restaurants go - and you can be sure they will be spreading like billyo in the next few months - this one, certainly, is the real deal, taking place in a proper house and done in the right spirit for the right reasons - it's all about the food.