One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a position where one has profited or is likely to profit from something.‘put your brain power to the test—you could be quids in with a cash prize’
thriving, doing well, prospering, buoyant, expanding, flourishing, successful, strong, vigorous, productive, profitable, booming, burgeoning, fruitful, roaring, golden, palmyView synonyms
- ‘If Premiership status is achieved, they'll be quids in.’
- ‘While novelists rely solely on the revenue from book sales, songwriters, in theory, can still be quids in even without a solitary record being sold.’
- ‘In areas where purchase prices are cheap, but high student numbers keep rents high, they will be quids in by subsidising their offspring through higher education if they buy a house to let out to others at the college.’
- ‘The more sceptical claimed the council would be quids in by selling off the old school site, but no, that had nothing to do with it - it was purely a matter of space, said the council.’
- ‘I thought that if you were a woman you were quids in.’
- ‘Bargain hunters have been cashing in big-time on a discount bonanza which has left them quids in at the check-outs.’
- ‘If there's ever a call for that kind of skill in the cut-throat world of international communications, I'll be quids in.’
- ‘Keeping on top of dates which must not be missed and putting a little thought into finances will pay off, hopefully leaving you quids in come the end of December.’
- ‘However, those who took advantage of the fixed-rate deals on offer before the upward movement are quids in.’
- ‘As long as the share price rises, and for that there is no guarantee, then staff should be quids in, as long as they stay with the bank.’
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