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quick buck

and fast buck
n. a quickly or easily earned profit. I want some kind of scam where I can make a quick buck. I’m always on the lookout to make a fast buck.
See also: buck, quick
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After 9-11, the imposters around us may not just be after a quick buck,'' he said.
These developments are all sold on to investors from outside the city hoping to make a quick buck on the resales and when they don't we are stuck with dozens of empty buildings.
It happened when the price of gold was getting close to $1,000 per ounce and people were lining up at the banks to buy gold bullion in the hope of making a quick buck.
And how ironic that the death of a man who missed out on modern football's massive financial rewards is being used by people to make a quick buck.
A youngster called Willie Traynor takes over a small Mississippi town newspaper with the intention of making a quick buck, but finds himself swept along by a lurid court case which sends his sales rocketing.
The most irresponsible people in all the 1980s were those at the top of the ladder: the inside traders, quick buck artists and S&L kingpins who looked out for themselves and not for the country," read the party's platform.
I have years and years of no claims but my premiums are still stupidly high - even with my discounts - pushed up by selfish people out to make a quick buck at other people's expense.
Bribes, backhanders and brown envelopes abound and the young chap, who has an eye for a quick buck, takes full advantage with hilarious results.
Some of the leading roles have been cast, but they need people for the parts of Rooster, Miss Hannigan's no good brother out for the quick buck, and Lily St Regis, Rooster's girlfriend who is smarter than she appears.
It would be a tragedy if the Government simply sought to make a quick buck at the expense of long term stability and a better deal for taxpayers.
Who on earth is in charge of these decisions in this town, clearly they are not thinking about the general welfare of all concerned just yet another way of making a quick buck out of its population.
Britney told a pal: "She is trying to make a quick buck.
It is not a quick investment and he is not trying to make a quick buck.
I think the council and Assembly should start putting the needs of those needing houses first and shame on these developers wanting to make a quick buck.