make money

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make money(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to earn money)
a. ganar dinero
You're never going to make money if you keep working as an intern.Nunca vas a ganar dinero si sigues trabajando como pasante.
b. hacer dinero
They made money in difficult times buying properties that people sold at a loss.Hicieron dinero en épocas difíciles comprando las propiedades que malvendía la gente.
c. ganar
How much money do you make teaching Spanish classes?¿Cuánto ganas con las clases de español?
d. sacar
I make very little money with my job. I'm going to have to find something so I can make it to the end of the month.Saco muy poco con mi trabajo, voy a tener que buscarme algo más para llegar a fin de mes.
2. (to make a living)
a. ganarse la vida
After her husband died, she made money cleaning houses.Después de que murió su marido, se ganó la vida limpiando casas.
3. (to produce funds)
a. rendir
Given the popularity of their product, it's no surprise that their company makes so much money.Dada la popularidad de su producto, no es una sorpresa que su empresa rinda tanto.
b. dar dinero
I think I have a good idea that will make a lot of money.Creo que tengo una buena idea que va a dar mucho dinero.
c. dar beneficios
Our company isn't making very much money now but we're expecting to see some profits next year.Nuestra empresa no está dando muchos beneficios ahora pero esperamos ver ganancias el año que viene.
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