Kids Did It! in Business malfunction profitablemerchandise earningsdonates charity
malfunction – no longer work correctly; fail to operate For years, Adam, who lives in Newton, Massachusetts, has been catching those pesky bugs, mistakes or glitches in computer software programs that can make computers malfunction. The captain was afraid that the ships radio might malfunction due to the storm.
profitable – gaining money after all the costs of doing business have been paid. Minding her own business is fun and profitable for Ebony Hood of Washington, D.C. We sold lots of lemonade at our sidewalk stand, and our little business was very profitable.
merchandise – goods that are bought and sold in business Ebony learned how to set up a business, order merchandise, and keep records in a special course at her high school. All of the merchandise in the store costs less because there was a sale.
earnings – money that is paid for doing a job Ebony plans to use her earnings for college. Jackie wants to save the earnings from her paper route to help buy a computer.
donates – gives money or objects as a gift He donates 10 percent of his profits to a childrens charity. Every spring and fall our family cleans out the closets and donates clothes to a local shelter.
charity – a group that provides help to those in need He donates 10 percent of his profits to a childrens charity. I helped my aunt run a stand at the festival that sold crafts for charity.