014_Tim strikes it rich.txt
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Money burns a hole in your pocket.
You spend your money too quickly.
All that glitters is not gold.
- Don't judge something by its appearance. It may look like it's worth a lot of money
- but it might actually be quite cheap.
People who are rich have more power and influence than people who are poor.
Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
- You shouldn't spend money (or make plans) based on what you expect to have (or
- happen) in the future.
Where there's muck there's brass.
You can earn a lot of money if you don't mind getting a bit dirty.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
- If you take your work too seriously you won't have time to have relax and have fun.
- You'll be a boring person if all you think about is work.
Many hands make light work.
- This is the opposite of "Too many cooks" and means that if we all work together we
- will complete the task more quickly than if we each work by ourselves.
A bad workman always blames his tools.
- If you don't do a task well it's because you don't have the skills to do it not because
- the instruments you used weren't good enough.
You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
- As people get older, they usually don't like to try new things or new ways of doing
Make hay while the sun shines.
- Don't wait till tomorrow to do what you can do today because tomorrow your
- circumstances might change and you may not be able to do it.
to strike it rich (informal): to get a lot of money suddenly or unexpectedly
sumptuous (adj): very expensive and impressive
to have impeccable taste: to be able to choose the best things
the till (n): the place where you pay for things you buy in a shop
to get good reception: when talking about mobile phones, this means that the signal
is strong and that you can hear the other person clearly
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