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Business English Conversation 22: Back in the Black

1. to make a profit: to make money from a business
  • Our company has made a profit every year for the last 20 years.
  • Did we make a profit last quarter?
2. to get a raise: to get an increase in one's salary or wage
  • I hope that I get a raise this year.
  • Did you get a raise when you got promoted?
3. to do well financially: to make or earn a lot of money
  • Mark and Tina are doing well financially.
  • Our company is doing well financially.

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