cash in
verb Date: 1888 transitive verb to obtain cash for <
cashed in the bonds
>
intransitive verb 1. a. to retire from a gambling game b. to settle accounts and withdraw from an involvement (as a business deal) 2. to obtain advantage or financial profit — often used with on <
cash in on a best seller
>

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  • cash in — {v.} 1. To exchange (as poker chips or bonds) for the value in money. * /He paid the bill by cashing in some bonds./ * /When the card game ended, the players cashed in their chips and went home./ 2. or[cash in one s chips] {slang} To die. * /When …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cash in — {v.} 1. To exchange (as poker chips or bonds) for the value in money. * /He paid the bill by cashing in some bonds./ * /When the card game ended, the players cashed in their chips and went home./ 2. or[cash in one s chips] {slang} To die. * /When …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • cash in on — {v.}, {informal} To see (a chance) and profit by it; take advantage of (an opportunity or happening). * /Mr. Brown cashed in on people s great interest in camping and sold three hundred tents./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cash in on — {v.}, {informal} To see (a chance) and profit by it; take advantage of (an opportunity or happening). * /Mr. Brown cashed in on people s great interest in camping and sold three hundred tents./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • in hand — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Under control. * /The principal was happy to find that the new teacher had her class in hand./ * /The baby sitter kept the children well in hand./ * /Mabel was frightened when the barking dog ran at her, but she soon got… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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