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Meaning of “feather your own nest” in the English Dictionary

"feather your own nest" in British English

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feather your own nest

to make yourself ​rich, ​especially in a way that is ​unfair or ​dishonest
(Definition of feather your own nest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"feather your (own) nest" in American English

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feather your (own) nest

to make yourself ​rich, esp. by taking ​unfairadvantage of ​others: He used the ​classifiedinformation to feather his own ​nest.
(Definition of feather your (own) nest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “feather your own nest”
in Chinese (Simplified) 中饱私囊…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中飽私囊…
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