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Synonyms for cash cow

a project that generates a continuous flow of money

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class="MsoNormalChairman Simon Kimutai complained on Wednesday that the availability of liquid cash has turned the sector into a cash cow for traffic police officers who extort matatu crew.
The 56-year-old added: "They are a cash cow for so many people.
And the country's dairy herd is being tipped to become one of our biggest cash cows over the next decade with the removal of milk quotas in four years.
Politicians and motorists' groups have accused the government of treating drivers as "cash cows".
Many of their fans were afraid that their dense mix of crunchy guitar, distorted, dissonant samples and chugging blues rhythms would get lost in the shuffle of Interscope's current library of sure-fire top 40 cash cows. (Fourteen artists on the label sold in excess of four million copies between late 2003 and early 2006.)
Another point of contention is an impression, no matter how misguided, that speeding fines are used as little more than cash cows.
In my opinion, the only reason left for wind farms is that of political cash cows. We, the electricity consumers, deposit our payments in the cash cows whilst the wind farm developers, land owners and certain farming interests, happily withdraw our money from what they see as their golden geese!
sagging demand for sport utility vehicles, its longtime cash cows." "To make matters worse," says a Reuters article, "GM's main parts supplier--bankrupt Delphi Corp.--is battling with its unions....
You bulls are cash cows for your fave charities as you network and work the Net the second half of May.