Ill-gotten Gains

Meaning Ill-gotten gains: Money or any acquisitions obtained by dishonest, illegal, or evil means. Examples Of Use “He seemed a typical rich businessman, but all his wealth was ill-gotten gains.” “After stealing the jewelry, he needed a place to hide his ill-gotten gains until things cooled down.” “I won big money at cards but the … Read more

Gain Ground

Gain ground on Lose ground Meaning of Idiom ‘Gain Ground’ To gain ground is to make progress, begin to be successful, or become increasingly accepted or influential. Meaning of Idiom ‘Lose Ground’ To lose ground can be the opposite of the idiom “to lose ground,” meaning to suffer a setback and to fail to continue previous progress. However, the … Read more