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    Can you say: We've made back the money we invested initially. VS We've made a ret

    Can you say:

    We've made back the money we invested initially.

    VS

    We've made a return on our initial investments.

    Do these two mean the same thing? Are they ok?

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    Re: Can you say: We've made back the money we invested initially. VS We've made a

    "We've made back the money we invested initially." We got back all the money we invested, but no profit. A highly unlikely scenario in my experience. Almost always, if you don't make money you lose money.

    "We've made a return on our initial investment," We have received money back and our investment is still worth more than we initially put in.

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    Re: Can you say: We've made back the money we invested initially. VS We've made a

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    "We've made back the money we invested initially." We got back all the money we invested, but no profit; a highly unlikely scenario in my experience. Almost always, if you don't make money, you lose money.
    It's possible to break even.

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