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cash in

Definition of cash in in English:

informal Take advantage of or exploit (a situation): the breweries were cashing in on the rediscovered taste for real ales
More example sentences
  • Or do you, like me, feel exploited by big institutions cashing in on the phenomenon?
  • The oil companies stress they cannot cash in this profit because they have to replenish stocks.
  • Even the city's Resistance Museum is cashing in on the orgy of national pride with its exhibit on Rembrandt in second world war propaganda.
Synonyms
make money from, profit from, do well out of;
milk, bleed, suck dry, squeeze, wring
informal make a killing out of
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