Hey, fellas! Tonight we’ll give you idioms related with money! It’s #IOTW. Ready?
- cost an arm and a leg (verb) | meaning: to cost a lot of money.
- Example: Our new house cost an arm and a leg, but we love it!
- chicken feed (noun) | meaning: a small amount of money.
- Example: His salary is chicken feed. It can’t even pay the rent.
- down-and-out (adj) | meaning: having no money.
- Example: Don’t ask me out this weekend, I’m down-and-out!
- lay out money (verb) | meaning: to spend or pay money.
- Example: 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.
- Example: The investment is as sound as a dollar, otherwise I wouldn’t do it.
That’s it for today’s #IOTW. See you again tomorrow, fellas!
Compiled for @EnglishTips4U on Wednesday, 1 June, 2016