Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Profit"

The meaning of "Profit" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa What is "profit and plunger" here: "One of the most significant skylines in the country where profit and plunger from across the British empire brought wealth and prosperity not just in Liverpool but the entire country." Taken from a video about Liverpool?
A: Plunder, not plunger. It means items that were forcibly removed from their owners.
Q: O que significa profit off?
A: To make money “off of” or because of something or someone.
Q: O que significa While heading the profit of my counsel, avail your- self also of any helpful circumstances over and beyond the ordinary rules.?
A: Can you check it wasn't "heeding" in the original text?
Can you provide the context for this sentence?
Q: O que significa does "and" means plus or multiplied?
the annual profit is determined by subtracting the product of $25000 and the number of years before or after 1990 from $625000.
?
A: In this case it means multiplied because the word “product” is used for multiplication .

Product = multiply
Sum = add

The sum of 4 and 2 is six.
The product of 4 and 2 is eight.
Q: O que significa The profit is paid out to shareholders?
A: "pay out" is just used in contests and casino's. Its a term used when the money goes to the winner.

"pay" is a general term meaning you gave money in exchange for a service or item.

Example sentences using "Profit"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com profit off.
A: "He made a lot of money off the deal. He profited off of the deal."
"These goods will sell for a high price. We will make a big profit off of them."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com profit.
A: The company’s profits are in an all time low
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com profit(n) and profitable .
A: Nightclubs can be a very profitable business
There is no profit in angering them for no reason
Profits for the next quarter are looking promising
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com profit.
A: The shop showed profit when they started selling chocolate chip cookies.

The school saw there was no profit being made from the concession stands.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com profit.
A: The man bought a car for twenty dollars then sold if for forty dollars making a profit of twenty dollars

Synonyms of "Profit" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre profit e revenue ?
A: https://youtu.be/kmOj1usAmKM
Q: Qual é a diferença entre profit e interest ?
A: Profit is a surplus that you get when you sold something. Interest is an extra (usually in percentage) of a loan.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre profit e benefit ?
A: Profit is related to money.
Benefit can be related to anything positive.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre profit e benefit ?
A: Profit is something you gain from selling something.

Benefit is an advantage/aid/help you get for paying a sum of money.
Ex. The benefit in paying car insurance is when your car gets damaged, insurance company will pay for it instead you.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre a profit e a revenue ?
A: A revenue is all money earned. A profit is the money earned minus the money spent to earn that money.

Translations of "Profit"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? handsome profit
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? profit and loss statement
A: Profit and Loss Statement
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? profit
profit
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? How do you say profit in Urdu
A: @Poonampariyani
Benefit / munafah
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? what does profit mean?
A: @cynthya1d_: to make more money than you spent

Other questions about "Profit"

Q: "I made a profit on stock market which is up to 300 dollars. But I also made a silly purchase by buying lottery 100 dollars. What a waste of money." soa natural?
A: × "I made a profit on stock market which is up to 300 dollars. But I also made a silly purchase by buying lottery 100 dollars. What a waste of money."
✓ Yesterday, I made a profit of up to 300 dollars in the stock market. But, unfortunately, I also ended up making a silly purchase of a 100 dollars lottery ticket. Ah, what a waste of money!"

When did you make the profit? You need to add something before the sentence starts to indicate when it was.

The word "unfortunately" is optional but it makes the sentence better, as you're expressing regret over your decision.

"Ah" is a sign of sigh, also indicating that you regret your decision and wasted good money.
Q: 'make a profit from sth/ doing something'

Which one is correct? Both?
A:

Both

We make most of our profit from oil

We make most of our profit from manufacturing garments

We make most of our profit from providing services
Q: The company’s profit reduced as much as 10 percent compare to last year.
soa natural?
A: ... compared to last year. <--- grammatically correct.

I would use "dropped" instead of "reduced," but that's my preference.
Q: He is not acting on personal profit or gain but rather values duties and humanity. soa natural?
A: It’s natural but maybe this would make it flow a tad bit better...
He is not acting on personal profit or gain but rather values “his” duties and humanity.
Q: I made a profit of 5,000yen when I sold some books. soa natural?
A: Perfect!

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