The Kluges' foray into the high-powered whirl of Palm Beach benefits proved more problematic.
I linked yesterday to Esquire magazine's report on the lack of benefits available to the Navy SEAL who shot bin Laden.
They want the benefits of being an informant and the income from doing something illegal.
Well, Simon said, “when the benefits expanded, our market share actually went down.”
In its statement it blamed army intelligence for fueling a war against Islamists that only benefits “Christians and Jews.”
Some of the inhabitants are entitled to the benefits of the almshouses at Revesby.
I could make the wind blow, but, like other magicians, I could not share in its benefits.
No one has more vividly realized that service benefits the one who serves precisely as it benefits the one who is served.
Everything which benefits one of the halves benefits the other.
He is sought for, being found he is reverenced, he benefits all things.
"financial support (especially for medical expenses) to which one is entitled through employment or membership," 1895, plural of benefit (n.).
late 14c., "good or noble deed," also "advantage, profit," from Anglo-French benfet "well-done," from Latin benefactum "good deed," from bene facere (see benefactor). Meaning "performance or entertainment to raise money for some charitable cause" is from 1680s.
late 15c., from benefit (n.). Related: Benefited; benefiting.