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Many captured illegal immigrants bear chemical burns, he said, a telltale sign of making some meth to make a quick buck before crossing.
Hoots eloquently pointed out in his editorial, are not interested in competitions; we do not hunt to make a quick buck.
The work offers a quick buck, and the exposure can lead to other types of work.
Unfortunately, there are some out there who choose to make a quick buck with their bad business practices and the new maximum penalties are a suitable punishment and deterrent.
I am an annual member and believe it is about time racecourses thought of their core customer base instead of making a quick buck.
I'd never cheese out and make a quick buck by asking readers to buy some stupid trap just because some jerks spent hours trying to convince me to do it (plus, I truly hate mustard).
They claim the hip-hop generation has sacrificed black culture in pursuit of a quick buck.
Neo-liberalism allowed several savvy businessmen to make a quick buck through the acquisition of cheap state-owned assets, which generated great returns for them but did nothing to solve the eternal Mexican dilemma of highy concentrated capital and the sharp social inequalities that engenders.
Both Barocas and Rosenberg are very careful to point out that they were not simply Internet entrepreneurs trying to make a quick buck, but experienced real estate professionals who knew what both the landlords and the prospective tenants were looking for.
Efforts to change this direction, however, are undermined by presenters who practice a kind of artistic necrophilia that has nothing to do with art or dance or tradition, and has everything to do with cynicism and disregard and greed and making a quick buck before the corpse goes cold.
The most irresponsible people in all the 1980s were those at the top of the ladder: the inside traders, quick buck artists and S&L kingpins who looked out for themselves and not for the country," read the party's platform.