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gravy

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈɡreɪvi/ informal
money that you receive without much effort: The company directors will mop up most of the gravy.
a situation in which it is easy to make money or to enjoy a comfortable life without much effort: I can forget about the hard times because it's all been gravy for three years now.
Translations of “gravy”
in Korean 그레이비 소스…
in Arabic صَلْصة اللَّحْم…
in French (sauce au) jus…
in Turkish et suyu, et suyu sosu…
in Italian sugo, salsa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肉汁…
in Russian соус, подливка…
in Polish sos (pieczeniowy)…
in Spanish salsa de carne, jugo de la carne…
in Portuguese molho feito com caldo de carne…
in German die Bratensauce…
in Catalan salsa per a carn…
in Japanese グレービーソース…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肉汁…
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