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

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"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 unfair advantage of others:

He used the classified information to feather his own nest.

(Definition of “feather your (own) nest” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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