Definition of be in the money in English:

be in the money

phrase

informal
  • Have or win a lot of money:

    ‘they were in the money after the last race’
    • ‘But even if the odd debt goes bad, lenders should still be in the money.’
    • ‘They will be in the money if they have switched to a resurgent real estate sector.’
    • ‘If the stock climbs above that strike price, the worker is in the money.’
    • ‘A couple of defeats and those with a few quid on the former Dundee United striker as the first managerial casualty of the season could well be in the money.’
    • ‘Ken said he was in the money and decided to change the carpet and sofa.’
    • ‘This is one of the simplest and fastest ways to check whether one is in the money or not;’
    • ‘Travelers shareholders were among the few who were in the money after a year, garnering returns that were a slim 2% better than other insurers.’
    • ‘York anglers were in the money at both of the York region's premier match carp waters.’
    • ‘The York owner was in the money today after watching his horse triumph in the first race on Knavesmire yesterday.’
    • ‘Well, don't you worry, Stevie, we'll be in the money soon.’
    rich, wealthy, affluent, well-to-do, well off, prosperous, moneyed, in clover, opulent
    rolling in it, rolling in money, loaded, stinking rich, well heeled, flush, made of money, in easy street, on easy street
    oofy
    quids in
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