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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #868: English idioms: money
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Banks, money | Idioms [Change theme]
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    English idioms: money


    IDIOM 1: "bring home the bacon"
    -> MEANING: earn the family living
    -> EXAMPLE: I have been working hard all month bringing home the bacon for my family.

    IDIOM 2: "burn a hole in one's pocket"
    -> MEANING: money that is likely to be spent
    -> EXAMPLE: The money has been burning a hole in his pocket and I am sure that he will spend it soon.

    IDIOM 3: "feel like a million dollars"
    -> MEANING: feel wonderful
    -> EXAMPLE: Although I have been sick for a few weeks I feel like a million dollars today.

    IDIOM 4: "make a killing"
    -> MEANING: make a large amount of money
    -> EXAMPLE: My sister made a killing when she worked overseas in the oil industry.

    IDIOM 5: "worth one`s salt"
    -> MEANING: worth what one is paid
    -> EXAMPLE: Our secretary is worth her salt and is a great asset to our company.

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    3. 'This money from the lottery is ! I'm going to buy a big house, a boat and a fast car... tomorrow!'

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