014_Tim strikes it rich.txt

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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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014_Tim strikes it rich.txt
2013-09-10 22:27:15

Proverbs: money
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