rake in

phrasal verb

raked in; raking in; rakes in
: to earn or receive (a large amount of money)
The movie raked in over $300 million.

Examples of rake in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The hoodie has raked in over 126,600 perfect five-star ratings, with some shoppers buying multiples. Brittany Vanderbill, Travel + Leisure, 19 Nov. 2023 In May, Nashville raked in a whopping $28 million in hotel revenue during just two nights of Swift’s three-day Eras Tour series at Nissan Stadium. Suzanne Rowan Kelleher, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 And Chapman, the sole songwriter and owner of the publishing rights, reportedly raked in a significant portion. Alexandra Del Rosario, Los Angeles Times, 9 Nov. 2023 Christie's The Geneva watch auctions held by Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips over the weekend and early this week raked in a total of $117,704,660, about $4 million over last year’s total for the three auction houses. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 8 Nov. 2023 The more views and ad money a YouTube video rakes in, the more money the creator can get. Caitlin O'Kane, CBS News, 7 Nov. 2023 Raghavan's testimony for the first time revealed that Google paid $26.3 billion in 2021 for default agreements, seemingly investing in default status for its search engine while raking in $146.4 billion in revenue from search advertising that year. Ashley Belanger, Ars Technica, 27 Oct. 2023 The 81-date tour raked in a record-breaking $435 billion. Latifah Muhammad, Billboard, 25 Oct. 2023 The song, released on May 26, ended up raking in 5.036 million streams in just its first day of availability. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 6 Nov. 2023 See More

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“Rake in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rake%20in. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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