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How to use free lunch in a sentence
Targeting lower-cost conversions can be risky because there is no such thing as a free lunch.
Many of the children speak a language other than English at home and qualify for free lunch through their schools.
In the physical world, there’s no such thing as a free lunch, and that’s also true on the internet.
In other words—no one, or at least very few, gets a free lunch.Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too - Issue 90: Something Green|Anne Biklé & David R. Montgomery|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
It’s not quite a free lunch, but it should at least put food in the nation’s stomachs.
In other words, the free thinker defending freedom of thought.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Tend to your own garden, to quote the great sage of free speech, Voltaire, and invite people to follow your example.
The simple, awful truth is that free speech has never been particularly popular in America.
Cambodia, with its seemingly free press, is also a haven for foreign journalists.
In other words, the free speech exhibited by the folks at Charlie Hebdo was not virtuous—until there was a body count.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
It seemed to free her of a responsibility which she had blindly assumed and for which Fate had not fitted her.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
If we can free this State of Yankees, we will accomplish more than your armies down south have.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The voice of the orator peculiarly should be free from studied effects, and responsive to motive.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Idioms and Phrases with free lunch
Something acquired without due effort or cost. For example, In politics there is no free lunch; every favor calls for repayment. This expression alludes to the custom of taverns offering food free of charge to induce customers to buy drinks. It was soon extended to other kinds of gift but is often used in a negative way, as in the example. [First half of 1800s]