make money

idiom

: to earn money : to make a profit
The club made money by selling advertisements in the newsletter.

Examples of make money in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Near the end of production, Tesla was exploring the idea of developing a performance package for the vehicle as a way for its service department to make money. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 13 May 2024 So, yes, Edison wants to build lots of big expensive infrastructure to make money — but not so much expensive infrastructure that utility bills go through the roof and there’s a political backlash against electrification. Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2024 For instance, in the allegations dating back to the 1990s that tobacco companies knew cigarettes were dangerous and kept that information secret to make money, scientific studies showed problematic links between tobacco and cancer. H. Colleen Sinclair, Discover Magazine, 9 May 2024 Additionally, 90% of rights owners would rather make money from a derivative work than take it down from a digital platform. Glenn Peoples, Billboard, 9 May 2024 His plan to help his mother and sister make money landed them in prison, too. Beth Warren, The Courier-Journal, 30 Apr. 2024 Clark thinks being able to play on a national stage, as well as social media and the introduction of the name, image and likeness policy in college sports — which allows collegiate athletes to make money from their personal brands — are all contributing to the rise of women's basketball. Rebecca Cohen, NBC News, 15 Apr. 2024 And the only way to make money off physical gold is to sell, whereas stocks can offer dividends. Byalicia Adamczyk, Fortune, 12 Apr. 2024 This is a way for payment companies to make money and stay in business. Doc Louallen, ABC News, 12 Apr. 2024

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“Make money.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20money. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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