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dough

 

  • They're making a lot of dough.
  • They're making dough.

One of these sentences describes someone who makes money; the other sentence describes someone who makes bread. Which one is it? The word "dough" is a noun. Dough is what you get when you mix flour, water, salt, and yeast when making bread. However, "dough" is also slang for money.

  • She made a lot of dough at her job last year. Someone told me it was over $300,000. (dough = money)
  • What kind of dough should we use to make a pizza? (dough = stuff for making bread.)
  • The bank robber made off with a lot of dough.
  • It's easy to make bread dough.
  • They put all of their extra dough into a savings account.
  • Use a rolling pin to flatten the dough.

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May 10, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

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