get rich quick


: to make a large amount of money quickly

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Recent Examples on the Web Following that advice can bite you in some big ways – looking at you, get rich quick scheme. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, 15 Feb. 2024 India’s booming stock market is attracting millions of individual investors hoping to get rich quick. Shefali Anand, WSJ, 22 Dec. 2023 One day they are given a chance to get rich quick but have less than 24 hours to pull off the perfect con. Anna Marie De La Fuente, Variety, 27 Oct. 2023 Those schemes have been boosted by the rise of cryptocurrency as both a tempting way to get rich quick and also as a mechanism for scammers to move large amounts of cash in ways that are almost impossible to retrieve. Kevin Collier, NBC News, 2 July 2023 Two years ago, the bizarre story dominating the news cycle wasn’t about a group of billionaires lost at sea, but a different group of billionaires panicking as amateur investors on Reddit and YouTube inflated a doomed GameStop stock to get rich quick. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 22 June 2023 Pundits largely attributed the dynamic to amateur retail traders, including customers of Robinhood, who willingly played a game of hot potato in order to get rich quick even at the risk of catching the stock on its way down. Lucinda Shen, Fortune, 25 Aug. 2020 Inspired by America’s Reddit brigade, a new generation of stay-at-home investors in Europe are hoping to get rich quick on the next GameStop—one that’s closer to home. Bernhard Warner, Fortune, 22 Feb. 2021 Ultimately, some of the new investors will be lucky enough to get rich quick and keep it. Star Tribune, 28 Jan. 2021

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“Get rich quick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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