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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:

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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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a penny saved is a penny earnedA maxim for thrift that says that money not spent may be spent later, or may earn interest in the meantimeRate it:

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anaconda mortgageA loan arrangement in which all of the money borrowed from a lender, for whatever purpose, is secured by one's home, land, and other property.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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bail outTo secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail money.Rate it:

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bang up coveA dashing fellow who spends his money freely.Rate it:

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bank nightAn event where patrons are enticed to buy entry tickets into some venue, for example a movie theater, with the anticipation that they will be entered into a drawing to win an amount of money if their ticket is drawn and they are on-site at the time of the winning.Rate it:

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basket houseA cafe or similar establishment where musical performances are given and the performers are then paid with money placed in a basket by members of the audience.Rate it:

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big bucksLots of money.Rate it:

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blow one's wadTo spend all of one's money.Rate it:

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bottom lineThe final balance; the amount of money or profit left after everything has been tallied.Rate it:

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break evenTo neither gain nor lose money.Rate it:

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break the bankTo win more money than is available to be paid.Rate it:

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bring homeTo earn (money)Rate it:

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bring home the baconTo have a job and earn money or to lead a successful career.Rate it:

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bring inTo earn money for a company or for the family.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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can't make ends meetTto earn just enough money to avoid getting into debt.Rate it:

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carry one's weightTo contribute or produce one's fair share, as of work, money, etc.Rate it:

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cash cowSomeone or something which is a dependable source of appreciable amounts of money; a moneymaker.Rate it:

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cash on the barrelheadMoney in the form of paper currency or coins, paid immediately at the time and place of a transaction.Rate it:

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cash upto count the money taken by a business at the end of the day.Rate it:

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cash upto earn moneyRate it:

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caught with one's hand in the cookie jarObserved or apprehended while committing a theft, especially while embezzling money.Rate it:

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chicken feedA very small or insignificant quantity, especially of money.Rate it:

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chip inTo put into the pot the amount of chips or money required to continue.Rate it:

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chump changeA sum of money considered to be insignificant.Rate it:

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clean outTo empty completely; to remove all money or possessions from.Rate it:

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come intoTo inherit (money).Rate it:

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conscience moneyMoney which is voluntarily paid by a party who feels guilt, and seeks to provide compensation, for some past misdeed or negligence.Rate it:

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cough upTo pay money.Rate it:

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cross someone's palmTo give money to a person, especially as a bribe or as an inducement to perform a service.Rate it:

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cry all the way to the bankTo be happy due to the receipt of money, although expressing sorrow about the cause of such receipt.Rate it:

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crying shameIt's a crying shame that so much money has been wasted on this pointless political campaign.Rate it:

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deadbeatOwes money but is unlikely to pay it backRate it:

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deep pocketsAn ample supply of money, especially money which one is willing to spend; the possessor of such money.Rate it:

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dirty moneyMoney that is illegally gained, illegally transferred or illegally utilized. Especially money gained through forgery, bribery, or thievery.Rate it:

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dog racismPaying large sum of money for "pedigree dogs", attaching great importance to the breed of a pet.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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don't cross your bridge until you arrive at the river!Your reminder George, was very wise: You advised that I not count my money regarding sale of wheelbarrows until we were down to ten count out of the one hundred previously in the stockroomLRate it:

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earn one's crustTo earn money, to do something as a job.Rate it:

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even moneyA bet which offers odds of 1 to 1.Rate it:

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even moneyBy extension, an event that is somewhat likely to happen, but far from inevitable.Rate it:

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filthy lucremoney (used with contempt or condemnation)Rate it:

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for my moneyUsed to mark a statement made by the speaker as an opinion or something not known with certainty.Rate it:

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from the bottom of one's heartIn earnest; sincerely; with one's full feeling.Rate it:

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funny moneyA highly inflated currency.Rate it:

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funny moneyBills of any foreign currency or of counterfeit origin.Rate it:

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funny moneyMoney gained in a devious or sneaky manner.Rate it:

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