quick buck

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Noun1.quick buck - quick or easy earnings, "they are traders out to make a fast buck"quick 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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ONE feels left out for not being registered with the Pakistan Engineering Council and not being an approved parrot cage manufacturer to make some quick buck.
Everybody, thoughtlessly, jumps on the bandwagon in the hope of making a quick buck but most people end up counting their losses.
At the same forum, he described Borneo state leaders as greedy and only out to make a quick buck by selling timber to other countries.
The party believes banks like Permanent TSB should be banned from selling home loans to unscrupulous vulture funds who are just in it for a "quick buck."
Worse, during festivities, public service vehicle drivers, in their bid to make a quick buck, flout traffic rules with reckless abandon.
Unite national officer Bernard McAulay said: "This is a sickening blow for workers in the run up to Christmas and is the result of a succession of venture capitalists hawking Hewden around the market over a number of years to make a quick buck."
"These all contribute to Holyhead's heritage, I urge the council not to destroy it all for a quick buck.
Dubai's property market has seen its ups and down over the past few years, with quite a few of those ups being caused by speculative land buyers looking to make a quick buck.
We are now in hock to rampant global corporations and rapacious money-makers whose aim is to suck in cheap labour to make a quick buck, leaving existing small businesses high and dry and never mind the huge social tensions bequeathed to the country at large.
(2010/12) The Selfish Giant Film4, 11.05pm Two young friends Arber (Connor Chapman) and Swifty (Shaun Thomas) get involved in the shadowy world of scrap metal dealing in a bid to make a quick buck. But Arber becomes consumed with greed, and a tragic event occurs.
is financial, Ashley trying a quick buck deal Tesco has been in turmoil after revealing it had overstated its guidance for half-year profits by PS250m, a move which has prompted an investigation into the business.
Judd Burstein, Katz's lawyer has blasted the report as a stomach-turning, egregious use of a tragedy to make a quick buck.