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英语有关钱的习语 Idioms on Money

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Idioms on Money


Idioms on Money
  • All that glitters is not gold : This phrase means that appearances can be very misleading and that everything that looks priceless doesn’t have to be.

    • I bought the expensive looking watch but it stopped working after a week, I realised that all that glitters is not gold.


  • Blank cheque : To leave a cheque blank is to allocate unlimited funds to a project or a person.

    • I was told that the project had to be successful and I would be given a blank cheque for the same.


  • Dime a dozen : This phrase is used to refer to something that is very easy to procure and thus of little value.

    • Don’t bother with these, they’re available dime a dozen.


  • Easy money : The phrase is used to refer to money that can be earned without much effort.

    • The task was simple and got him easy money.


  • Feel like a million bucks : The phrase is used to refer to a feeling of immense happiness.

    • Now that I’m married, I feel like a million bucks.


  • Give somebody a run for their money : This phrase is used for someone who is better than a professional in a particular sphere.

    • Rajesh may not be well known but he can give most professional singers a run for their money.


  • Go broke : This phrase is used to refer to a condition where someone loses all their money.

    • Ravi spent all the money last night and now he’s broke.


  • Make ends meet : This phrase is used to refer to a situation where there is enough money for daily expenses and needs.

    • I was unable to make ends meet with my meagre income.


  • Not worth a cent : This phrase is used to refer to an object that is worth nothing, not even a cent which is an exceedingly small amount of money.

    • Don’t buy this house, it isn’t worth a cent.


  • Worth your salt : this phrase is used when something is worth the amount it costs.

    • Buy this car; it’s worth your salt.





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