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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.
- Money talks.
- 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 things.
- 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