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1[mass noun] Money obtained by dubious means or for little work.
- ‘The easy money evaporated and many migrants moved on.’
- ‘Indeed, increasingly over the last decade, the big torrents of easy money flow into Republican hands.’
- ‘Believe me, there is no such thing as easy money.’
- ‘‘It's not easy money, it's quick money,’ says Doreen.’
- ‘It may look like easy money, but renting out is not all plain sailing.’
- ‘The parents are anxious not to lose this avenue for easy money.’
- ‘Maybe he thought he'd like some easy money like the tips his friends the airport and hotel staff get?’
- ‘They are enjoying unprecedented wealth, earning easy money from the lucrative gambling trade which now funds their previously impoverished communities.’
- ‘This only shows that doctors are generally after easy money.’
- ‘However, instant lotteries, wayside roulettes and raffles continue to lure citizens looking for quick and easy money.’
- ‘While some in the cities have washed their hands in the proverbial "running waters" of easy money, there simply isn't enough to go around in the one billion plus country.’
- ‘‘I guess you could say it's easy money,’ he says.’
- ‘Today, many medical professionals market sex determination facilities for easy money; others do so to spread family planning, thinking of it as performing a social service.’
- ‘It was easy money but now many of them have been caught out and they end up on the streets.’
- ‘We understand you need the money, but only having eyes on the short-term, easy money is not very strategic.’
- ‘For poor countries golf resorts can provide a lure to draw easy money from wealthy tourists.’
- ‘Like mushrooms after a spring rain, signs pop up at this time of year in hardscrabble urban neighborhoods across the country, promising quick and easy money.’
- ‘It is obvious that small post offices are becoming targets of criminal gangs, who see such family run facilities as a soft target for easy money.’
- ‘The study also found universities were offering quickie degrees to school administrators to make easy money.’
- ‘It came out to thirteen pages, and at $10 a page it was more than the going rate, and easy money for the boys.’
- 1.1Money available at relatively low interest.
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