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free lunch

n. Slang
Something acquired without due effort or without cost.

free′ lunch′


n.
something given with no expectation of repayment or obligation.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.free lunch - something acquired without effort or payment or obligation; "there is no free lunch in politics or Hollywood"
gift - something acquired without compensation
References in classic literature ?
On the right, against the wall, was the free lunch counter.
I sat by his side rapping for the waiter with my tail, and eating free lunch such as mamma in her flat never equalled with her homemade truck bought at a delicatessen store eight minutes before papa comes home.
Summary: The free lunch was a 'sorry gesture' from the caf for keeping the guests waiting for long due to the rush.
If you're a student, all you have to do is sign up for the Greggs reward scheme to claim a free lunch.
New York Times New York City's public school system set an important national example this week when it made free lunch available to all of its 1.
But the comment came as DeVos, a staunch opponent of public schools, is taking over the nation's free lunch program that provides nutrition to low-income students and is under attack from Republicans, raising questions about whether the administration of President Donald Trump will protect food aid programs for children, (http://www.
Free lunch programs, which are no new marketing technique, are still a problematic area for seniors that regulators continue to target.
Hunger doesn't take a vacation, and FOOD for Lane County and the federal Summer Food Service Program are working to help feed Lane County children, ages 2 to 18, a free lunch on weekdays through the summer break.
More than 135,000 kids will be entitled to a free lunch at school from tomorrow, with the Scottish Government picking up the PS95million tab.
FREE GRUB FOR BIRTHDAY BASH THERE'S no such thing as a free lunch, according to the old adage.
TWO organisations have teamed up to prove there is such a thing as a free lunch after providing families with food.
lunch Plus, you can also get a free lunch when you take part in this offer.