Welcome/Bienvenido/Benvingut
Welcome/Bienvenido/Benvingut
English | Català | Castellano

Search for phrases in English or in the 3 languages

 

23 phrases found for the topic Money

Related Categories:

Dreams     • Food     • Importance     • Justice     • Life     • Love     • Politics     • Religion     • Success     • Work     • Usefulness     • Control     • Future     • Safety     • Enjoyment     • Necessities     • Freedom     • Theft     • Behaviour     • Difference     • Secrets    

 

Phrase: An arm and a leg

Meaning: If something costs an am and a leg, it is very expensive. Example: This necklace costs an arm and a leg, but it is so beautiful.

Date: 2017-11-24 00:21:07

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Be in arrears

Meaning: It means that somebody has skipped one or more payments or owes money: We are (four months) in arrears with/on those payments.

Date: 2017-09-25 23:06:56

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: A grand

Meaning: One thousand dollars or pounds:
That bike cost me a grand.
I paid two grand for that old blunderbuss. (Compare the previous sentence with the following one: I paid two thousand bucks/dollars/smackers for that old blunderbuss.)

Date: 2015-07-12 00:55:52

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: All that glitters (or glisters) is not gold

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

Sent by Tony Western

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Another day, another dollar

Meaning: Life continues

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Beggars cannot be choosers

Sent by Anuradha Rao

Email: anu919@hotmail.com

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Beggars don't have any choice

Sent by Rahul Sharma

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Business is business

Meaning: When you make business, it may not be a good idea that you are influenced by things such as friendship if you do not want to lose your money: I am a banker, and cannot give you the loan, as you may not be able to repay it, and, you know, business is business

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Design on a dime

Meaning: It is a television show... where you design a room for a minimal amount of money

Sent by Desiree Miller

Email: millerdes@comcast.net

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Go from rags to riches

Meaning: If someone goes from rags to riches, he or she stops being poor, and becomes rich.

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability

Author: Henry Ford

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: In for a penny, in for a pound

Meaning: If we have started something, we should finish it:
-I do not think it is a good idea to go on.
-We must go on, in for a penny, in for a pound.

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: In the red

Meaning: If someone is in the red, he or she owes more money than he or she has. The opposite is in the black.

Examples:
I can lend you any money because I am in the red. Ask Martha. I am sure she will be in the black.
My bank account is in the red, so I cannot spend any money until next month.
This is the first time in ten years that my bank account has been in the black.

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Look after the pennies and the pounds will take care of (or look after) themselves
Take care of all the pennies, and the pounds will look after themselves

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Money for old rope (or for jam)

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Money talks

Meaning: Money is probably the most powerful thing in the world. It opens a lot of doors. It even kills.

Example:
Do not worry. Money talks. You will have what you want.

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Not to be able to make ends meet

Meaning: Not to have enough income to survive.

Examples:
We can't make both ends meet with 500 pounds a month.
My husband is unemployed, and we find it very hard to make ends meet. Occasionally, we have had to beg.

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Not to have a penny to somebody's name

Meaning: To be very poor: John does not have a penny to his name, so he cannot lend you money.

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Not to have two pennies to rub together

Meaning: To be very poor: Martha does not have two pennies to rub together, so that house cannot be hers.

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Put in your two cents' worth

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Spend money like water

Meaning: To squander or waste money.

Example:
My sister has a well-paid job, but she spends money like water, and says that she find it very difficult to make both ends meet.

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Phrase: Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free

Sent by Miss kathy

Email: krusann@yahoo.com

Comments: There are no comments. Make a comment (0)


Return to the main page


 
www.polseguera.com - © Polseguera. All rights reserved

info@polseguera.com