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Updated August 5, 2020

What is a Free Lunch?

Free lunch is a phrase used to describe getting something for nothing.

How Does a Free Lunch Work?

There is no such thing as a free lunch.

Why Does a Free Lunch Matter?

There are many things in life that seem to come for free: clean air, elementary school, a good-looking wife for example. Although these things indeed do not come with a blatant financial price or transaction attached at the time of use, we all know that our taxes pay to keep the air clean and operate schools, for example. And of course, nobody gets a good-looking wife without paying for a few dinners and a ring.
 

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