150 Idioms on money - Set 12/15

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111. Money doesn’t grow on trees

  • Meaning: Money is not easily obtained; it must be earned through hard work.

  • Sentence Usage 1: When the child asked for a new video game, the parent reminded them that money doesn't grow on trees.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Understanding the value of money doesn't grow on trees is an important lesson in financial responsibility.

112. Dollars for doughnuts

  • Meaning: A casual way of expressing certainty or a strong belief in something.

  • Sentence Usage 1: I would bet dollars for doughnuts that he will be late again.

  • Sentence Usage 2: She said she's dollars for doughnuts that the team will win the championship.

113. On the house

  • Meaning: Provided free of charge by a business, typically referring to drinks, food, or services.

  • Sentence Usage 1: As a gesture of goodwill, the restaurant manager offered us dessert on the house.

  • Sentence Usage 2: The hotel provided complimentary breakfast on the house for all guests.

114. Feel like a million dollars/bucks

  • Meaning: To feel exceptionally good or in excellent health.

  • Sentence Usage 1: After a relaxing vacation, she returned feeling like a million dollars.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Proper rest and self-care can make anyone feel like a million bucks.

115. Time is money

  • Meaning: The idea that time is a valuable resource and should not be wasted.

  • Sentence Usage 1: In a fast-paced business environment, the motto is often "time is money."

  • Sentence Usage 2: Planning and efficiency are crucial in recognizing that time is money.

116. Sitting on a goldmine

  • Meaning: Unaware of the true value or potential of something valuable or lucrative.

  • Sentence Usage 1: The old books in the attic turned out to be a treasure, and we were sitting on a goldmine.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Many entrepreneurs realize they were sitting on a goldmine only after their business becomes successful.

117. It’s a steal

  • Meaning: A very good deal or offer, especially when the price is significantly lower than expected.

  • Sentence Usage 1: The discount on the designer handbag made it a steal.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Buying the used car at that price was a steal; it runs perfectly.

118. Banner Year

  • Meaning: A highly successful and prosperous year, often used in business or personal achievements.

  • Sentence Usage 1: The company celebrated a banner year with record-breaking profits.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Graduating with honors made it a banner year for him academically.

119. Have the Midas touch

  • Meaning: To have the ability to turn everything into success or wealth; to be consistently fortunate.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Everything he invested in seems to succeed; he truly has the Midas touch.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Having the Midas touch in business requires a combination of skill and timing.

120. Nest Egg

  • Meaning: Savings or investments set aside for the future, especially for emergencies or retirement.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Building a nest egg is essential for financial security during retirement.

  • Sentence Usage 2: She started a small business to create a nest egg for her children's education.

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