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「Tighten your belt」 means 「to spend less money」. Example: I've had to tighten my…

“Tighten your belt” means “to spend less money”. Example: I’ve had to tighten my belt since I stopped working full-time.

“Money laundering” means “concealing the source of illegally gotten money so…

“Money laundering” means “concealing the source of illegally gotten money so that it is believed to be legitimate”. Example: One of the clubs downtown was shut down last week on charges of suspected money laundering.

“Bring home the bacon” means “to earn money to live on”.  Example: If John is going to stay at home with the kids, someone else will have to bring home the bacon.

Copy Paste Earn Money - “Bring home the bacon” means “to earn money to live on”. Example: If John is going to stay at home with the kids, someone else will have to bring home the bacon. You’re copy pasting anyway.Get paid for it.

“Carrot and stick” means “reward and punishment”.  Example: Our company uses a carrot and stick - more money is the carrot, loss of your job is the stick.

“Carrot and stick” means “reward and punishment”. Example: Our company uses a carrot and stick - more money is the carrot, loss of your job is the stick.

“Put by” means “to ​save an ​amount of ​money to use ​later”.  Example: We ​try to put by a few dollars every ​week.

“Put by” means “to ​save an ​amount of ​money to use ​later”. Example: We ​try to put by a few dollars every ​week.

“Make ends meet” means “to have just enough money to pay for the things that you need”. Example: I have to work at two jobs to make ends meet.

“Make ends meet” means “to have just enough money to pay for the things that you need”. Example: I have to work at two jobs to make ends meet.

“Have deep pockets” means “to have a lot of money”. Example: Let’s make a list of everyone we know with deep pockets, and see if any of them want to invest in our company.

“Money pit” is a non-stop waste of money on something.  Example: That’s the third time I had to repair my car. It’s become a real money pit.

“Money pit” is a non-stop waste of money on something. Example: That’s the third time I had to repair my car. It’s become a real money pit.

“Be made of money” means “to be very rich”.  Example: I can’t afford a car like that. I’m not made of money, you know.

“Be made of money” means “to be very rich”. Example: I can’t afford a car like that. I’m not made of money, you know.

“Put all your eggs in one basket” means “to put all your efforts or all your…

“Put all your eggs in one basket” means “to put all your efforts or all your resources into one plan or one course of action”. Example: Don’t invest all your money in one company. Never put all your eggs in one basket.

Rat race is a way of ​life in ​modern ​society, in which ​people ​compete with each other for ​power and ​money. Example: Sally is sick of the rat race. She’s going to quit her job in London and move to a quiet village.

Rat race is a way of ​life in ​modern ​society, in which ​people ​compete with each other for ​power and ​money. Example: Sally is sick of the rat race. She’s going to quit her job in London and move to a quiet village.

“Bread and butter” is a job or activity that provides you with the money you need to live. Example: Bartending is my bread and butter at the moment, but I’m trying to get into acting.

Idiom: 'BREAD AND BUTTER' = "[a job or activity] that provides you with the money you need to live, that allows you to earn a living, to make ends meet". - Example: "Bartending is my bread and butter at the moment, but I’m trying to get into acting".

“Keep your head above water” means “to just be able to manage when you have financial difficulties”. Example: We have so little money that we can hardly keep our heads above water.

“Keep your head above water” means “to just be able to manage when you have financial difficulties”.

“Chicken feed” is a small amount of money. Example: It will only cost 20 dollars to place an advertisement in the newspaper. That’s chicken feed.

“Chicken feed” is a small amount of money. Example: It will only cost 20 dollars to place an advertisement in the newspaper. That’s chicken feed.

“Money burns a hole in your pocket” means “you can’t keep from spending money”. Example: As soon as she gets paid she goes shopping. Money burns a hole in her pocket.

“Money burns a hole in your pocket” means “you can’t keep from spending money”. Example: As soon as she gets paid she goes shopping. Money burns a hole in her pocket.