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Have or win a lot of money.‘they were in the money after the last race’
rich, wealthy, affluent, well-to-do, well off, prosperous, moneyed, in clover, opulentView synonyms
- ‘But even if the odd debt goes bad, lenders should still be in the money.’
- ‘York anglers were in the money at both of the York region's premier match carp waters.’
- ‘They will be in the money if they have switched to a resurgent real estate sector.’
- ‘The York owner was in the money today after watching his horse triumph in the first race on Knavesmire yesterday.’
- ‘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;’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Well, don't you worry, Stevie, we'll be in the money soon.’
- ‘If the stock climbs above that strike price, the worker is in the money.’
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