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right on the moneyExact; precise; exactly right.
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piss money up the wallTo waste money, normally through ineptness in business.
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dirty moneyMoney that is illegally gained, illegally transferred or illegally utilized. Especially money gained through forgery, bribery, or thievery.
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even moneyA bet which offers odds of 1 to 1.
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even moneyBy extension, an event that is somewhat likely to happen, but far from inevitable.
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funny moneyA highly inflated currency.
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funny moneyBills of any foreign currency or of counterfeit origin.
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funny moneyMoney gained in a devious or sneaky manner.
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funny moneyPlay money.
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mad moneyA sum of money kept in reserve or to insulate oneself financially in the event of the sudden breakdown of a relationship in which one is economically dependent.
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mad moneyA sum of money, often relatively small in amount, kept in reserve to use for impulsive, frivolous purposes.
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money makerA woman's buttocks.
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money makerSomething profitable.
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money pitA possession or financial commitment that creates substantial ongoing expenses, especially one whose costs are considered to be unsustainable.
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money talksIt is easier to accomplish goals using money instead of just talk.
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old moneyFamilies that have been wealthy for generations or members of such families.
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old moneyThe imperial system of measurement, as opposed to the metric system.
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old moneyThe monetary system used in the United Kingdom before decimalisation and consisting of pounds, shillings, and pence.
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pocket moneychild's allowance
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silly moneySum of money.
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for my moneyUsed to mark a statement made by the speaker as an opinion or something not known with certainty.
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throw money awayTo spend money foolishly or indiscriminately; to waste money without regard of the consequences.
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throwing money awayThe act of spending money foolishly; wasting money without regard of the consequences.
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time is moneyWhen a person's time is not used productively; time is valuable and should not be wasted.
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licence to print moneyA means of generating a large income with little effort.
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licence to print moneyThe authority to print money, usually given to a central bank exclusively as the issuer of currency.
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money can't buy happinessMoney can buy external things, but true happiness comes from inside.
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money for old ropeMoney exchanged for goods of low value.
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run for one's moneyA difficult challenge for the person indicated, especially one involving a competitive situation.
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run for one's moneyA reasonable opportunity to succeed, perform acceptably, or escape harm, especially in a difficult situation.
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bad money drives out goodDebased coinage (with low levels of precious metals) replaces purer coinage (with higher levels of precious metals).(metaphorically) Mediocre talent drives away real talent.
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money doesn't grow on treesYou must work in order to have money.
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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.
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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.
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put one's money where one's mouth isTo make or take a bet.
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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.
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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.
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spill the beans / let the cat out of the bagTo let out a secret
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the proof of the pudding is in the eatingThe only real test of something is as what it is intended to be used for.
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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.
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the more things change, the more they stay the sameA proverb making the observation that turbulent changes do not affect reality on a deeper level other than to cement the status quo.
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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.
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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.
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it is not the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.
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pinch and a punch for the first of the monthSaid the first day of a new month, accompanied by a pinch and a punch to the victim.
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the grass is always greener on the other sideOther circumstances seem more desirable than one's own but in reality are often not
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beauty is in the eye of the beholderIndividuals have different inclinations on what is beautiful. Individuals have different beauty standards.
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it ain't the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.
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it isn't the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.
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it's not the whistle that pulls the trainBoasting and loud talk should not be mistaken for the work that produces real achievements; bravado is no proof of action.1956, James Reston, "Washington: It's Not the Whistle that Pulls the Train," New York Times, 1 July, p. E8:
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