014_Tim strikes it rich.txt

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014_Tim strikes it rich.txt
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Proverbs: money
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  1. Money burns a hole in your pocket.
    You spend your money too quickly.
  2. 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.
  3. Money talks.
    People who are rich have more power and influence than people who are poor.
  4. 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.
  5. Where there's muck there's brass.
    You can earn a lot of money if you don't mind getting a bit dirty.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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
    • things.
  10. 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.
  11. to strike it rich (informal): to get a lot of money suddenly or unexpectedly
  12. sumptuous (adj): very expensive and impressive
  13. to have impeccable taste: to be able to choose the best things
  14. the till (n): the place where you pay for things you buy in a shop
  15. 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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