- Cost an arm and a leg (verb). Meaning: to cost a lot of money.
- Our new house cost an arm and a leg, but we love it!
- Chicken feed (noun). Meaning: a small amount of money.
- His salary is chicken feed. It can’t even pay the rent.
- Down-and-out (adj). Meaning: having no money.
- Don’t ask me out this weekend, I’m down-and-out!
- Lay out money (verb). Meaning: to spend or pay money.
- The couple has laid out money for their wedding. They can’t cancel it now!
- As sound as a dollar (adj). Meaning: very secure and dependable.
- The investment is as sound as a dollar, otherwise I wouldn’t do it.
Compiled for @EnglishTips4U on Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
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