make a quid


make a quid
Australian Slang
to earn a living

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • quid — I. /kwɪd / (say kwid) noun a portion of something, especially tobacco, for holding in the mouth and chewing. {variant of cud} II. /kwɪd / (say kwid) Colloquial –noun (plural quid or quids) 1. (formerly) a pound in money, especially £1 as a pound… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • quid — S2 [kwıd] n plural quid BrE informal [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Perhaps from Latin what what, something ] 1.) one pound in money ▪ She earns at least 600 quid a week. 2.) be quids …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • K Foundation Burn a Million Quid — Infobox Film name = Watch the K Foundation Burn a Million Quid caption = A still of the film from the book K Foundation Burn a Million Quid director = Gimpo starring = The K Foundation released = 1995 runtime = 67 minutes country = United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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