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make a profitearn money from good done jobRate it:

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turn a profitTo obtain profit from an investment.Rate it:

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turn a profitTo gain money or to gain materially.Rate it:

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cash inTo profit from; to use an opportunity to maximum advantage, especially financially.Rate it:

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à bon entendeur salutAvertissement plus ou moins voilé ou menaçant : que celui qui entend bien ce que je dis en fasse son profit, qu’il fasse attention.Rate it:

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à chemin battu il ne croît pas d’herbeIl n’y a pas de profit à faire dans un négoce dont trop de gens se mêlent.Rate it:

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à chemin battu il ne croît pas d’herbe(fig.) There is no profit in an affair in which many are engaged.Rate it:

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à chemin battu il ne croît point d’herbeIl n’y a pas de profit à faire dans un négoce dont trop de gens se mêlent.Rate it:

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acheter par francs et vendre par écusTo buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest; To sell at a high profit.Rate it:

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all rights reservedThe copyright holder of a creative work reserves all copyright-related rights, typically including the right to publish the work, to make derivative works of it, to distribute it, to make profit from it, to license a number of these rights to other people, and to forbid these uses by any unauthorized people, thus being entitled to take legal action against infringement.Rate it:

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bottom lineThe final balance; the amount of money or profit left after everything has been tallied.Rate it:

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butter one's bread on both sidesTo profit from two things at the same time, especially when those things seem contradictory or incompatible.Rate it:

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ce n’est pas le PérouDésigne le caractère médiocre d’un salaire, d’un profit ou d’un avoir.Rate it:

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clean upTo make a large profit; to win by a large margin, or to win a large amount, especially in gambling. Also clean house.Rate it:

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cream offTo earn a percentage of a profit.Rate it:

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crescere ex invidia senatoriato profit by the unpopularity of the senate to gain influence oneself.Rate it:

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Fly-By-NightOne who disappears after selling something to get quick or immediate profit, an untrustworthy or unreliable person or thingRate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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fructum (uberrimum) capere, percipere, consequi ex aliqua reto derive (great) profit , advantage from a thing.Rate it:

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golden gooseSomething that generates much profit or gives great advantages.Rate it:

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il a battu les buissons, un autre a pris l’oiseauHe did the work and another had the profit.Rate it:

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il faut faire son beurreOne must make a profit; One must feather one’s nest.Rate it:

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il ne demande que plaie et bosseHe seeks quarrels only to draw profit from them.Rate it:

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il tire parti de toutHe makes a profit out of everything.Rate it:

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in lucro ponere aliquid (Flacc. 17. 40)to consider a thing as profit.Rate it:

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in the blackHaving positive net income; having greater income than expenses; making a profit.Rate it:

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je ne sais si je suis dedans ou dehorsI do not know which side to take; I do not know whether I have made a profit or not.Rate it:

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jump on the bandwagonTo profit from a craze; to join a trend.Rate it:

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junk-cicanA person of any race, color, or nationality who drives a big truck and buys stuff to resell for profit in flea markets and other venues.Rate it:

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kill the goose that lays the golden eggsTo seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit.Rate it:

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long tailSales made for less usual goods within a very large choice, which can return a profit through reduced marketing and distribution costs.Rate it:

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lucrum facere (opp. damnum facere) ex aliqua reto make profit out of a thing.Rate it:

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make one's handTo gain advantage or profit.Rate it:

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make out like a banditTo profit greatly; to get an excessively good deal.Rate it:

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make the most ofTo profit as much as possible from.Rate it:

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quaestui aliquid habere (Off. 2. 3. 13)to make a profit out of something.Rate it:

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sell offTo sell asset for the purpose of getting rid of them quickly rather than for maximizing profit.Rate it:

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sell outTo abandon one's supporters or principles to seek profit or other personal advantage.Rate it:

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