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earn an honest buck
To earn money in an honest, legal manner. Primarily heard in US. After 10 years working for the mob, Jeremy was ready to finally start earning an honest buck.
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They were out there to help fight disease besides earning an honest buck
or two for their struggling families.
He obviously looks down his nose at ordinary people trying to get on in life, and earning an honest buck
to pay bills and put food on the table.
They are entitled to breathe clean air whilst earning an honest buck