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Idioms about Money

1) Ante up: pay, produce a necessary amount of money

EXAMPLE:I had to ante up a lot of money to get my car fixed.

2) Back on your feet: return to good financial health.

Break the bankBreak the bank

EXAMPLE:My sister is back on her feet after losing her job last year

3)Bottom dollaryour last dollar

EXAMPLE: He spent his bottom dollar on some new clothes to wear for his job interview.

4)Break the bank: win all the money at a casino gambling table.

EXAMPLE:He broke the bank at the casino and walked away with a lot of money.

5)Buy off : give money to someone to stop them from doing their duty

EXAMPLE:They tried to buy off the politician but he refused to go along with their plan.

6)Cash in your chips: exchange or sell something to get some money

EXAMPLE:I decided to cash in my chips to get some money to go back to school.

7)Cheapskate: a person who will not spend much money, a stingy person

EXAMPLE:My friend is a cheapskate and won’t even go to a movie with me.

8) Chip in: contribute money or pay jointly

EXAMPLE:Everyone in our company chipped in some money to buy a wedding present for our boss.

9)Clean up: make a lot of money, make a big profit

EXAMPLE:I cleaned up at the horse races last year and still have some of the money left.

10)Feel like a million dollars/bucks: feel wonderful

EXAMPLE:Although I have been sick for a few weeks I feel like a million dollars today


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