Expressions, idioms & proverbs about money :
- I am not made of money :
Meaning: I don’t make money.
- Be closed-fisted :
Meaning: To be very stingy.
- Be pressed for money :
Meaning: To be very rich.
- Be rolling in money :
Meaning: When you have a lot of money.
- Live on a shoe string :
Meaning: To have a difficult life and have no money but not to show it to others.
- Easy come, easy go :
Meaning: When you earn money or sth easily, you will miss it easily, too.
- Pay a heavy price for some thing :
Meaning: To defray a lot of money.
- Live beyond ones means :
Meaning: To spend money more than you have.
- Hit the jack pot :
Meaning: To earn a lot of money.
- Money for old rope :
Meaning: Convenient money.
- Money does not grow on trees :
Meaning: Money isn’t worthless.
- Make a fast / quick back :
Meaning: To earn money easily.
- He is asking an arm and leg for it :
Meaning: To ask money which is not your right.
- I paid cash on the nail :
Meaning: To pay money for sth with difficulty.
- Tighten ones belt :
Meaning: To stop wasting money.
- Not have a bean = I am broke :
Meaning: I don’t have any money.
- A well-headed person :
Meaning: To be super rich.
- Live in gentle poverty :
Meaning: To live poorly but in an honorable way.
- Seed money :
Meaning: Initial capital.
- Hush money :
Meaning: To make someone silent.
- Lay away money :
Meaning: To save money.
- Make a living :
Meaning: To make money to pass life.