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mint money

To earn a very large amount of money, especially by doing something very successfully. We'll be minting money if we can manage to secure a trading partner in China. I hear Sarah has minted money with sales from her latest novel.
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He said he found that the teams were minting money and keeping people in wrongful confinement.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday said mega corruption has weakened the foundations of the country during the previous tenures and the corrupt elements played havoc for the sake of minting money.
They said the NAB would not spare any fraudster found involved in minting money in the name of housing schemes.
The cold drinks and ice vendors were minting money and lines were seen at ice depots.
PFA would not allow anyone to play citizens' live for minting money, DG mentioned.
The accused was also involved in minting money from patients and was earning handsome commission by sending them to private laboratories and clinics for tests and check-ups.
ISLAMABAD -- Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA) has noted with concerns that some private tour operators and banks are directly or through their agents are minting money from the people under the garb of Hajj applications.
This practice had created a lot of trouble for them, on the one hand, and more chances of minting money from the consumers by the corrupt officials, on the other.
He alleged that metro projects are good but Sharif brothers are minting money from them.
Gone are the days when it was all about minting money. The authorities should introduce a points-based system to assess a company's social contribution and in return offer incentives to those who perform well in this area.
"By actualising judicial decisions, conditions can be improved, but the rulers are more interested in minting money rather than welfare of the people," he said, adding that there was the government is running its affairs by drawing money from the State Bank, which had been accepted by the financial wizards of the government.
DUBAI Parents allege many schools in Dubai are minting money by overbooking registrations and skimming fees off those who end up being rejected.
Soon the Greeks began minting money in disc shape, striking them with detailed high relief.
(Our guess is that he made the offer mainly to infuriate his struggling competitors.) The point is that most of the New Domestic manufacturers have been minting money the last few years indicating that the automotive industry isn't a bad place to be if you have the right product and the right cost structure.
ISLAMABAD -- The Banigala police arrested two persons on the charge of minting money from citizens on the pretext of providing them jobs.