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kill the rabbitTo get a positive test result from an old-fashioned pregnancy test.Rate it:

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king's ransomA very large sum of money.Rate it:

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last of the big spendersSomeone who doesn't spend much money.Rate it:

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laugh all the way to the bankTo be happy due to the receipt of money.Rate it:

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lay outexpend moneyRate it:

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let sleeping dogs lieTo leave things as they are; especially, to avoid restarting or rekindling an old argument; to leave disagreements in the past.Rate it:

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life is like a s*** sandwich the more bread you have the less s*** you eatThe main point is bread is slang for money so money makes your sandwich a little less repulsive and your life a little less well whateverRate it:

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lighten someone's purseto take money from someone.Rate it:

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long greenMoney, especially in the form of cash.Rate it:

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long in the toothOld, aged. Rate it:

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loose changeA sum of money considered small or insignificant.Rate it:

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lose one's shirtTo lose all of one's money; to go broke; to undergo financial ruin or disaster.Rate it:

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lubrication paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:

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make a bundleto make a lot of moneyRate it:

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make a profitearn money from good done jobRate it:

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make ends meetTo have enough money to cover expenses; to get by financially; to get through the pay period (sufficient to meet the next payday).Rate it:

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make interestingto make a bet out of; to bet money onRate it:

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make it do or do withoutIf you don't have a lot of money, extend the life of what you have.Rate it:

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make it rainto throw a substantial amount of paper money so that it falls on a crowd, audience, performer, or group of performers, often as a way to show off one's wealthRate it:

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manoeuvre the apostlesTo rob Peter to pay Paul; that is, to borrow money of one man to pay another.Rate it:

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métro, boulot, dodometonymy for the everyday routine of a Parisian or more generally urban worker. Roughly, same old same old or also rat race.Rate it:

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nest eggA savings; a reserve of money.Rate it:

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nickel and dimeSmall time; operating on a small scale; involving small amounts of money; petty or cheap.Rate it:

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no duck no dinnerNo money to pay for food, then you go hungryRate it:

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not a zackNo amount of money; no money at all.Rate it:

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older adultAn old person.Rate it:

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omegaThe twenty-fourth letter of the Classical and the Modern Greek alphabet, and the twenty-eighth letter of the Old and the Ancient Greek alphabet, i.e. the last letter of every Greek alphabet. Uppercase version: Ω; lowercase: ω.Rate it:

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on a shoestringOn a very tight budget; with few resources or little money.Rate it:

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on in yearsOld; advanced in age.Rate it:

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one more time for the sweet souvenirfor old times' sakeRate it:

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oof-birdAny source or supplier of money.Rate it:

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out datedold fashionedRate it:

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out of dateNot current, outmoded, out of style, or too old to be used.Rate it:

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over the hillOld, past the prime of life.Rate it:

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paperMoney.Rate it:

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pass the hatTo ask for money, especially from a group of people; to solicit donations or contributions.Rate it:

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pay backto pay an amount of money owed to another, to repayRate it:

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pay one's duesTo outlay money which is owed as a membership fee or price of admission.Rate it:

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pay through the noseTo pay a high price, especially an exorbitant or excessive amount, either in money or in some other manner.Rate it:

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penny blackold stampRate it:

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penny pincherOne who spends little money; one who is very frugal or cautious with money.Rate it:

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penny wise and pound foolishPrudent and thrifty with small amounts of money, but wasteful and profligate with large amounts.Rate it:

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pinchpennyOne who spends little money; one who is very frugal or cautious with money.Rate it:

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poor little rich girlA wealthy young person whose money brings them no contentment (often used as an expression of mock sympathy).Rate it:

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pretty pennyA considerable amount of money; a high price or a high income.Rate it:

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pull inTo earn [money].Rate it:

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pure finderSomeone who collected dog faeces for sale to tanneries (which used it as a siccative for bookbinding leather). Undertaken by old women in Britain in the 18th century. (Reference: Robert Hughes, The Fatal Shore, 1987, paperback 1996 ISBN 1-86046-150-6 chapter 1 page 21.)Rate it:

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push the boat outTo do something, especially spend money, more extravagantly than usual, particularly for a celebration.Rate it:

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put downTo administer euthanasia to, as an animal too old or ill to cure.Rate it:

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put food on the tableTo provide enough money to cover basic necessities.Rate it:

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