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    'in the business of' means?

    Dear friends,

    'These days, mini cows are proving increasingly popular with both commercial and hobby farmers' 'Commercial farms would be in the business of making a profit, making money'

    Would you please tell me what the phrase 'in the business of' means here, and please give me some examples.

    I have looked it up in the dictionary, but I only found the phrase not be in the business of doing something, meaning to not be intending to do something because you think it's a bad idea. Is 'in the business of' simply the opposite of that? Thank you!

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    Re: 'in the business of' means?

    not be in the business of doing something, meaning to not be intending to do something because you think it's a bad idea. Is 'in the business of' simply the opposite of that? Thank you!

    Heidi.
    Yes.

    to not be in the business of doing something = to not be intending to do something because you think it's a bad idea

    to be in the business of doing something = to be intending to do something because you think it's a good idea .. in this case, making a profit.

    not a teacher

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