“Most recently, it had been bought by a consortium of lawyers who were going to make a killing by converting it to expensive condo-lofts opening onto city views on the outside with interior mezzanines looking down into a fancy center atrium.”
“Why the hell was he taking the chance of stealing high explosive to give the stuff to Cleto for nothing when he could make a killing out of the contractors in Albuquerque?”
“He contends that Morris “used government positions to make a killing from the war,” a blithe bit of shorthand that echoes Arthur Lee but is largely contradicted by the facts.”
“Merchandisers will make a killing on them and then lose their shirts trying to anticipate the next craze.”
Looking for tweets for make a killing.