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English definition of “on the take”

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on the take

US
trying to profit in a personal and usually financial way from a situation: I honestly don't trust him - he always seems to be on the take.
Translations of “on the take”
in Chinese (Traditional) 試圖撈好處的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 试图捞好处的…
(Definition of on the take from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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