make a fortune

This page is about the collocation make a fortune

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to make a huge amount of money

For example

  • My uncle made a fortune in the software business.

  • You'll never make a fortune if you're a teacher, but you'll always have a job.

Note:
A related collocation is "amass a fortune"

Quick Quiz

If you "make a fortune", you

a. become very wealthy

b. can predict the future

c. make someone lucky

Contributor: Matt Errey