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What does "taking a cut on" mean here?

Zomato can make revenues both on advertising on the search platform, as well as by taking a cut on reservations that it successfully makes for those establishments.

  • Alina, you need to show evidence that you've made some attempt to access easy-to-find resources: that's one of the site rules. – Edwin Ashworth Nov 9 '15 at 11:53
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    Here "cut" means a "commission or fee" that you charge when you make reservations for your clients. "Taking a cut on" means "making money from a commission". – user140086 Nov 9 '15 at 11:54
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    A cut is usually less than one half, but more than a taste. It's all gangster argot. – Ricky Nov 9 '15 at 12:08
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taking a cut on: Typically this means taking a share of the money.

In your context, it means Zomato can make revenues by claiming a share of the money resulting from reservations that it successfully makes for those establishments.

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