money for old rope

British informal
money that you earn very easily without much work or effort

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • money for old rope — british informal phrase money that you earn very easily without much work or effort Thesaurus: wages and salariessynonym extra payments and benefits in addition to wageshyponym Main entry: money * * * money for old rope …   Useful english dictionary

  • money for old rope — (UK) If something s money for old rope, it s a very easy way of making money …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • money for old rope — ► money for old rope (or money for jam) Brit. informal money or reward earned for little or no effort. Main Entry: ↑money …   English terms dictionary

  • money for old rope — (UK)    If something s money for old rope, it s a very easy way of making money.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    Money earned from a task that requires very little effort is called money for old rope.     Getting paid for watering the… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • money for old rope —  Money easily earned or acquired …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • money for old rope — noun Money exchanged for goods of low value. Syn: easy pickings, low hanging fruit …   Wiktionary

  • money for old rope — (Slang) profit that is attained without difficulty; reward obtained without any difficulty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • money for old rope — Phrs. Easily attained profit or reward. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • money for old rope (or for jam) Brit. — money for old rope (or for jam) Brit. informal money or reward earned for little or no effort. → monetized …   English new terms dictionary

  • be money for old rope — British, informal, British, informal if a job is money for old rope, it is an easy way of earning money. Babysitting is money for old rope if the children go to sleep early. Most people think being a professional footballer is money for jam …   New idioms dictionary

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