invest in (2)

Meaning: to put your money into a company or a business venture in order to get a share of any profit it makes

For example:

  • invest in Investing in companies by buying shares on the stock exchange can be very risky, as many people discovered when the markets crashed in 2008.

  • invest in It's difficult to find people who are willing to invest in new businesses at the moment.

Nouns often used as objects with invest in (2): company, venture, project, stocks, bonds, futures, stock market, gold

Quick Quiz:

People invest in companies in order to

a. share their skills and experience

b. get a share of any profits

c. help the economy develop

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