a fast buck

a fast buck
easily and quickly earned money.
→ buck someone up

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • fast\ buck — • fast buck • quick buck slang Money earned quickly and easily, and sometimes dishonestly. You can make a fast buck at the golf course by fishing balls out of the water trap. He isn t interested in a career; he s just looking for a quick buck …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fast buck — fast buck, adj. Slang. money made easily or quickly and sometimes unscrupulously: He speculated briefly in the commodities market in the hope of making a fast buck. Also called fast dollar. [1945 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • fast buck — noun quick or easy earnings, they are traders out to make a fast buck • Syn: ↑quick buck • Hypernyms: ↑net income, ↑net, ↑net profit, ↑lucre, ↑profit, ↑profits, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fast buck — or[quick buck] {slang} Money earned quickly and easily, and sometimes dishonestly. * /You can make a fast buck at the golf course by fishing balls out of the water trap./ * /He isn t interested in a career; he s just looking for a quick buck./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fast buck — or[quick buck] {slang} Money earned quickly and easily, and sometimes dishonestly. * /You can make a fast buck at the golf course by fishing balls out of the water trap./ * /He isn t interested in a career; he s just looking for a quick buck./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fast buck — money earned quickly and easily He is always trying to make a fast buck without really trying to work very hard …   Idioms and examples

  • fast buck — /fast ˈbʌk/ (say fahst buk) noun Colloquial money made quickly and often irresponsibly …  

  • a fast buck — (informal) Money quickly and easily obtained • • • Main Entry: ↑fast * * * a fast (or quick) buck easily and quickly earned money the pursuit of a fast buck is the cause of most losses …   Useful english dictionary

  • a fast buck — ► a fast buck easily and quickly earned money. Main Entry: ↑buck …   English terms dictionary

  • fast buck — Go to quick buck …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • make\ a\ fast\ buck — See: fast buck …   Словарь американских идиом

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