Money Idioms (Page 3)
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- That and 50 cents will buy you a cup of coffee
- (USA) This is used to describe something that is deemed worthless. "He's got a Ph.D. in Philosophy." "So? That and 50 cents will buy you a cup of coffee."
- The penny dropped
- When the penny drops, someone belatedly understands something that everyone else has long since understood.
- Treasure trove
- Something of great value or a very good source.
- Turn up like a bad penny
- If someone turns up like a bad penny, they go somewhere where they are not wanted.
- Two cents
- If you add or throw in your two cents, you give your opinion on an issue.
- Two sides of the same coin
- If two things are two sides of the same coin, there is much difference between them.
- What's the damage?
- What's the damage? is a way of asking how much something costs.
- Worth its weight in gold
- When something is worth its weight in gold, it is extremely valuable.
- You get what you pay for
- Something that is very low in price is not usually of very good quality.
- You pays your money and you takes your chances
- You pays your money and you takes your chances means that when you do something that involves a risk, you cannot control the outcome, so you may win or lose and should accept that.
- You pays your money and you takes your choice
- You pays your money and you takes your choice is used when people have to make choices that could result in them winning or losing- it is their decision and responsibility.
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