Definition of make a or one's pile in English:
informal Make a lot of money: he was a car salesman who had made his pile in the Thatcher years
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- It's largely the preserve of TV comedians who've made their pile and are now desperately seeking some late - career credibility.
- This is quite different from someone who has made their pile and bought a club as a hobby, much like buying a racehorse.
- Both have made their pile and are looking for something to do.
informal small fortune, mint, lots/pots/heaps/stacks of money, bomb, packet, killing, bundle, wad, tidy sum, pretty penny, telephone numbers
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