make a buck


: to earn money
I am just working hard, trying to make a buck.

Examples of make a buck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These odds and ends all come from sellers looking to break through and make a buck on Black Friday. Amanda Hoover, WIRED, 20 Nov. 2023 Love Has Won might have even adopted Q-Anon and other conspiracies in vogue to cynically drive livestream traffic, recruit members, and make a buck off donations. God Was A Livestreamer, Vulture, 8 Nov. 2023 But instead of being just a quick way to make a buck, Friday the 13th became one of the longest-running horror franchises ever. Keith Langston, Peoplemag, 13 Oct. 2023 The franchise is absolutely crawling with demons — and therefore crawling with opportunities to make a buck. Vulture, 15 Sep. 2023 The major social-media and tech companies have already done their share to pervert civil discourse and shatter consensus and squelch reason, all to make a buck. Sam Lipsyte, Harper's Magazine, 12 Apr. 2022 People have a major interest in continuing to pump satellites into orbit to make life better down below and maybe make a buck or two along the way. Ike Morgan |, al, 7 Dec. 2020 When to Use It: Anytime to call in a doe, or during the rut—especially the late rut—to make a buck think there’s a doe and fawns nearby. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, 22 Sep. 2020 So much of our modern moral outrage comes down to trying to hustle to make a buck...or 10 million. Karina Elwood, Washington Post, 3 May 2023 See More

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“Make a buck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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