Cash in on – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To cash in on something is to benefit or make money from an event or situation, often in an unfair way.

Examples of use:

1. BBC News headline: Israelis cash in on Kosher wine trade.

2. Some Londoners cashed in on the Royal Wedding by renting out their homes.

3. Times Online headline: Investors cash in on BP crisis.

4. Airline companies are cashing in on the demand for cheap flights.

infinitive
cash in on
present simple
cash in on and cashes in on
-ing form
cashing in on
past simple
cashed in on
past participle
cashed in on

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