fast buck

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: buck - quick or easy earnings, "they are traders out to make a fast buck"fast buck - quick or easy earnings, "they are traders out to make a fast buck"
net income, net profit, profit, profits, earnings, lucre, net - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
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Everyone is chasing a fast buck, a fast woman and another Gin & tonic.
Britain went the private way The way of the fast buck went Britain Privateer's made rich since then Successive governments let us all down The filthy rich in their pig pens 27 billion Norway got last year 2 billion here in the UK You reap what you sow.
Meanwhile, shark-like lawyers are circling, ready to pounce wherever they see the chance of making a fast buck.
Wind's no fast buck, Wed, May 27) we should see next year how many are still 'green and keen' as that's when the government intends to increase its investment in off-shore wind farms by reducing the subsidies paid to existing onshore installations and domestic roof top photo-electric arrays and eventually pulling them all together for new ones.
This is a short-sighted attempt to make a fast buck at the expense of the future of the UK's infrastructure and economic prospects.
We could demolish Dunstanburgh Castle to provide the stone for a road bridge link to the mainland - after all, why not have the island as a 24/7 money-spinner when wind farms only turn a fast buck on the back of subsidies.
I hope people who come in here don't just try to make a fast buck.
Sabah has fought back , telling the Ana Zahra website that he is very much alive and that the rumors were started but people trying to make a fast buck.
Most of the residents know who the landlord or rather caretaker of the land is, and therefore, are sure this stranger is making up stories just to make a fast buck.
Something that can''t be bought by fast buck developers.
THE "national sculptor of Wales" is being repeatedly targeted by art thieves and not crooks trying to make a fast buck flogging metal to scrapyards - according to an arts charity.
ED MILIBAND launched a blistering attack on ruthless business leaders yesterday, condemning their fast buck culture that had crippled the British economy and failed ordinary people.