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rake-off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trade, Crime & law
rake-offˈrake-off noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 informalBBTSC a dishonest share of profitscut 🔊 The taxi driver gets a rake-off from the hotel.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrake something → off phrasal verb [transitive] to take a share of someone’s profits, sometimes secretly or dishonestlyThe owners of the pub chain hope to rake off a large cut of the bigger discounts it negotiates with beer suppliers. rake→ See Verb tablerake-offˈrake-off noun [countable] informalFINANCE a share of profits, sometimes one that is obtained secretly or dishonestlyCorrupt officials may expect a rake-off when expensive goods are imported.
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Verb table
rake
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrake
he, she, itrakes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyraked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave raked
he, she, ithas raked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad raked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rake
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have raked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam raking
he, she, itis raking
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you, we, theyare raking
Past
I, he, she, itwas raking
you, we, theywere raking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been raking
he, she, ithas been raking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been raking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be raking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been raking
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