in the money

idiom

Definition of in the money

1 US : among the top three finishers in a race (such as a horse race) Whatever horse I bet on, it never finishes in the money.
2 informal : having lots of money They struggled for many years but now they're in the money.

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“In the money.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20money. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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