rake off


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Related to rake off: Off the rack, raked over
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Verb1.rake off - take money from an illegal transaction
crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offense, offence - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
earn, realise, pull in, bring in, realize, gain, make, take in, clear - earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
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A combination of a lean government and a robust private sector is what we need for Kenya to rake off and to reduce the avenues of corruption.
The UK rail and utillities are owned by foreign countries that rake off miilions of profits every year.
If you haven't got round to doing a first cut, first rake off winter debris.
Grass in greener The Lawn: Rake off leaves - they'll stop light getting to the grass and turn it yellow.
2015'S HIGHLY COVETED WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS--CULMINATING WITH THE PIZZA MAKER OF THE YEAR RAKE OFF
Just change its name to The Great British Rake Off.
It turns out the Church is taking a rake off from the misery of the borrowers itself due to the Church's own investments in the company