5 Idioms: Money

We have here 5 idioms about money or financial status.

well off / well to do / well heeled – rich
Example: Ben can travel the world without any worries on expenses because he is well heeled.

tighten your belt – spend less than usual
Example: I need to tighten my belt just until I find a new job.

money spinner – good money maker
Example: His restaurant has become really famous and also a money spinner.

on the breadline – very poor
Example: After his father lost his job 3 years ago, they have been living on the breadline.

spend money like water – spend too much money mindlessly
Example: Despite inheriting so much money from his parents, John is now poor because he spent his money like water.

Now, let’s see if you are able to understand these idioms.

1. Stop shopping. You should ___________________ because you just lost your job.






2. Most of my classmates are from _________ families that's why they can buy latest phones.






3. Online retail shops are ________________ nowadays since more and more people like shopping without leaving their houses.






4. Many people are ________________ after companies went bankrupt.






5. Most lottery winners __________________ and wake up one day with no money at all.








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