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Origin of fast buck
OTHER WORDS FROM fast buckfast-buck, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for fast buck
McSwane plunged into the world of these contractors, journeying across America to meet what he called the “buccaneers and pirates” trying to make a fast buck from the country’s misfortune.ProPublica a Finalist for Scripps Howard National Journalism Award|by ProPublica|March 10, 2021|ProPublica
By its nature, CTV is a high-demand, limited-supply arena, and high CPMs offer fraudsters a unique opportunity to make a fast buck from unsuspecting advertisers.Deep Dive: How the coronavirus crisis accelerated the already cresting CTV sea change|Jessica Rapp|December 21, 2020|Digiday
The focus here was on how fast oil would come out of the Canadian fields.
Congress is attempting to pass the buck on federal funding for education.
President Harry Truman kept a sign on his desk that read: “The Buck Stops Here.”
Both high fashion and the fast, commercial fashion of Target are supposed to be about aspiration.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And if people find themselves dissatisfied with how often they turn to fast food, Bacon says to try things like batch cooking.
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.
Idioms and Phrases with fast buck
Money made quickly and easily and, often, dishonestly. For example, He's all right, but his partner is just out for a fast buck. This expression gave rise to fast-buck artist for an individual, especially a swindler, intent on making money quickly. [Slang; mid-1900s] Also see easy money.