make (some amount of money) in (something)(redirected from make one's fortune in)
make (some amount of money) in (something)
To earn some amount of money from a particular career, pursuit, or undertaking. The actual amount is typically left in vague terms. I heard he made a fortune in buying up bad debt from failing businesses. With all your years of experience, I bet you could make a lot in consultancy work.
make something in something
to make money in a particular enterprise. She made a lot of money in real estate. I hope to make some money in the stock market.
See also: make