on the take Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “on the take” in the English Dictionary

"on the take" in British English

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on the take

US trying to ​profit in a ​personal and usually ​financial way from a ​situation: He's ​obviously on the take - where ​else did all that ​money come from?
(Definition of on the take from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on the take”
in Chinese (Simplified) 试图捞好处的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 試圖撈好處的…
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“on the take” in British English

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