money for old rope

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - money for old rope

"money for old rope"

money you get for doing very little


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - money for old rope

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  What a brilliant idea. Change the case and the packaging and charge an additional twenty percent for the "new and improved" version.

Colleague 2:  Very little investment and a big profit.

Colleague 1:  It is money for old rope.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - money for old rope

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  How was your babysitting job last night?

Friend 2:  It was money for old rope. When I arrived, the children were sleeping. All is did was sit and eat snacks, watch TV and talk on the phone. The children stayed asleep until their parents came home. I ended up with thirty dollars for doing nothing.

money for old rope - Usage:


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money for old rope - Gerund Form:

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money for old rope - Examples:

1)  ... something about HD re-masters that feels a little like players are paying money for old rope.

2)  Why has property insurance, traditionally money for old rope for the insurers, turned sour? Look at the weather. As our climate ...

3)  Let the hipsters with their ridiculous beards pay money for old rope if they like.? 5 for a little bottle with a trendy label?

4)  ... to a website or app for help. It's money for old rope, but a lot of people take the easy option.

5)  These consultants really get money for old rope and we have consultants coming out of our ears in ...

6)  That's almost easy though; money for old rope for a good singer, some might suggest.

7)  ... the drive-lines and underbody in the saloon and estate derivatives, its money for old rope.

8)  ... he can take comfort in a reputation for earning shed-loads of money for old rope that would be the envy of ...

9)  For investment banks, hedge funds represented money for old rope, an impression enhanced when ...

10)  Mussel farming struck me as money for old rope -- these two stretches alone supported 100 tonnes of clingy shellfish.

11)  ... to discharge when in actual fact you have discharged nothing, is money for old rope.

12)  ... an exclusive offer. However, brands need to avoid a 'money for old rope' approach and ensure they are incentivising customers for actions that really matter, ...

13)  A lot of best of albums are just money for old rope, so we've tried to make this as special as possible.

14)  ... turnover into a pharmacy and I thought hang on, this is money for old rope, and wouldn't this be a good opportunity?

15)  ... to put the work in you should make a decent saving. Money for old rope it definitely isn't. But if you've got the time, the confidence ...

16)  No, avoid them. They are charging people money for old rope. You can easily put in a claim yourself.

17)  ... well advised to stick with a profession that is best described as money for old rope, but after winning $26,000 in two nights playing chemin de fer, he ...

18)  It was money for old rope. Labour costs were only around 12pc of the bar revenue. People paid an ...

19)  ... actually costs more than the cables themselves. Sounds like money for old rope to me.

20)  ... with their tooth-free mouths to create worm-cast rich compost. This is money for old rope -- or apple cores -- because worm casts are so highly valued as plant fertilizer.