S: Idioms about money
FC: Idiomatic expressions about money
1: Money doesn't grow on trees. My children ask me to buy everything they see. I always tell them that money doesn't grow on trees, and that I can't afford to buy whatever they want.
2: Time is money. The boss was upset because the workers took too long to finish preparing the new consignment. He said, "You should know that in business time is money! We can't take so long to finish something!"
3: Have money to burn They seem to have money to burn! They are always buying new and expensive things and sometimes, they don't even need them!
4: Money talks. The local community wanted to use the land to build a youth centre, but a private investor wanted the land to build a factory there. In the end, since money talks, the land was used to build a factory.
5: Pour money down the drain. The finance manager didn't agree to spend money on a large party when the company had so many financial problems. He thought it was like pouring money down the drain!
6: Made of money He can afford to travel in first class and to stay in the most luxurious resorts because he's really made of money! He's a millionaire.
7: A license to print money. The business was running so well and effortlessly, with so high profits it seemed that the company had a license to print money!
8: Money Money for old rope. Investing in that company without future was really careless of them. It was like paying money for old rope! They should have not spent on that.
9: Money is no object. She wants the best no matter how expensive that may be. For her money is no object because she has a fortune.