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turn a profit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishturn a profitturn a profitAmerican English to make a profit turn
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turn a profitBlue chip refers to firms with long track records for turning profits and paying dividends.Very few firms can turn a profit by selling just once and then scurrying out of town.It plans to turn a profit by the end of 2002.Of the participating builders in the survey, 66 percent said they turned a profit in 1993.Q: Will Wired turn a profit next year?And the 1984 Olympics turned a profit of $ 225 million.But private operators can turn profits only if prices rise radically and rapidly.As a result, they turn a profit quicker, Johannesen said.
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