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    money has a way of taking wings

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    He had to spend money on certain things to keep up with the crowd in Washington. This seems to be what he means, that the money was being spent without him being in control of much of the decisions. They were obligations.

    An opening is a job that became available.


    can you please help with the meaning of money has a way of taking wings?
    Shall i also have sentence for it? ASAP!
    actually tomorrow i am having an exam, thats why!please!

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    money has a way of taking wings

    can you please help with the meaning of money has a way of taking wings?
    even a sentence please?

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    Re: taking wings unto itself

    "ASAP!" is rude.

    It takes wings. It flies away. It leaves.

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    #4

    Re: money has a way of taking wings

    You already bumped your previous question to the top. No need to ask it again.

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    Re: money has a way of taking wings

    coolammu,
    Welcome to the forums.
    I'd like to help you understand how the forum works and share a few things about our culture here so your time will be productive for all of us.

    1. Please don't stick a question on the end of a thread. Start a new thread with a new question.
    2. Once you have asked a question, wait for an answer. Don't just start a new thread.
    -- Since you did both, I pulled your original question and the response from the first thread and merged those into the second thread.
    3. Please don't take a demanding tone, as you did with "Shall I [have something]" and adding ASAP! We are here as volunteers and when we perceive something as an order, we tend to walk away. A better way to ask is "I would be very helpful if I could see this in a sentence."
    4. Give context when you ask about something. You asked about an unusual phrase. It's not a standard idiom, so it would be better to tell us where you saw it than to ask us to create a sentence using it.
    5. We expect people to do their own research first. Simply be entering the phrase into Google, I got a number of hits, including this one, http://www.online-literature.com/yeats/1019/, which tells us it's from an O. Henry story.

    Have you read that story? If so, you have it used in context.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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