cash in on


: to take advantage of (something) in order to make money
The magazine is planning to cash in on the hype surrounding the celebrity's wedding by publishing exclusive photos of the ceremony.
Carpenters cashed in on the construction boom.

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Recent Examples on the Web Brown signed a one-year deal with a player option after expecting to cash in on free agency last summer. Gary Washburn,, 24 June 2023 Electric vehicle-charging startups are racing to cash in on California’s drive to electrify truck fleets in the state. Paul Berger, WSJ, 29 May 2023 Investors are eager to cash in on soaring demand for luxury properties, but an attack on an archaeologist investigating building violations brought a darker underbelly to light. Niki Kitsantonis, New York Times, 20 May 2023 No surprise, then, that amid stiff competition from Amazon Prime and Disney+, Netflix wants to cash in on the popularity. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 25 Apr. 2023 Jordan won’t be eligible to cash in on much of the $3.6 million in stock awards for several years while the options vest. Kyle Arnold, Dallas News, 6 Apr. 2023 Now's your chance to cash in on that R&R—Sombrero Beach is one of the best sandy shorelines. Marisa Spyker, Southern Living, 12 June 2023 Cole’s knocked out by goons, then wakes up in a cave in — wait for it — the Khyber Pass, where he’s being interrogated and tortured for the passcodes to unlock Aztec, a bioweapon of mass destruction that Leveque (Adrien Brody), a coldblooded, Mr. Big-type arms dealer, has a plan to cash in on. Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times, 21 Apr. 2023 Rebecca sees the opportunity to cash in on Hal’s soon-to-be fortune. Sophia Scorziello, Variety, 12 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Cash in on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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