get-rich-quick


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get-rich-quick

(used as a modifier before a noun) Of or characterized by generating a large sum of money quickly and (typically) without requiring much effort or energy. Jenny's always coming up with some get-rich-quick scheme to lift us out of this dinky little town. Always be wary of anyone who tries to sell you some get-rich-quick idea—usually the only person getting rich is the salesman.
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Inexperienced people were seduced in the past by media spin and kidded themselves that Bulgaria was an opportunity to get-rich-quick, and in the main they are the ones who have abandoned property here, never to return.
It is high time that the Government introduced legislation to curb the powers of these disgraceful get-rich-quick companies.
In his latest get-rich-quick scheme, Max and his sidekick Sid have to rescue a few kidnapped babies, and the reward money will roll in.
Offering practical advice instead of the standard get-rich-quick promises, this guide encourages potential online entrepreneurs to focus on a niche product and its target market, and suggests several website development solutions for setting up a professional website without much programming.
HARRY REDKNAPP has condemned the get-rich-quick attitude which he believes has become common among young footballers.
Col Al Omaimi said the suspects resorted to tricks to make their victims believe in a get-rich-quick scheme.
Ned is thus tempted by a get-rich-quick scheme--but high risk brings dangers and causes him to walk away from his former life in this riveting thriller.
Only in barmy Britain could there be a get-rich-quick scheme for failed asylum seekers, meanwhile our elderly freeze while struggling to pay their council tax.
We as a society have become human guinea pigs for the get-rich-quick pharmaceutical research companies which do not even know the long-term outcome of some of their drugs.
He should be up to the task, but a best price of 10-11 is a long way from being get-rich-quick material.
A trend toward get-rich-quick real estate investment and other forms of high-rate consumer debt is driving supply and demand for loans that allow lower monthly payments in exchange for slower or negative buildup of equity.
What's going on now is probably not the climate for a get-rich-quick scheme.
Dear Editor, British Gas price rises are a disgraceful act of betrayal to the British people, but like all utility services that were privatised, the get-rich-quick public fell for it.
This is not a get-rich-quick scheme," Melaleuca founder Frank L.
That's why our wealth-building crusade is not about get-rich-quick schemes but about what we can achieve for generations to come.