[Phrases] Money, Money, Money!

First, the answers to the last episode are:

  1. C
  2. B

Let’s go straight to today’s topic: phrases with “money”! Generally speaking, they are related to time, importance and waste. If you meet a new phrase with “money”, just guess the meaning towards the three directions given above.

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1. Time is money
Time is a valuable resource, therefore it’s better to do things as quickly as possible.

For most Americans in this go-go era, time is money.

2. Throw one’s money about/around
Spend one’s money extravagantly or carelessly.

She’s been throwing her money about as if there were no tomorrow.

3. Put one’s money where one’s mouth is
Take action to support one’s statements or opinions.

Thank you so much for putting your money where your mouth is and supporting us, even while we’re in beta.

4. On the money
Accurate; correct.

Every criticism she made was right on the money.

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Practice

1. Because__, cargo ships take the fastest, most direct course possible.

A. time is money
B. throw his money about/around
C. put one’s money where one’s mouth is
D. on the money

2. Marx was absolutely__ about the revolutionary potential of the urban working class.

A. time is money

B. throw his money about/around
C. put one’s money where one’s mouth is
D. on the money

3. He likes to go to night clubs, get drunk, __ and bring people back to his hotel.
A. time is money
B. throw his money about/around
C. put one’s money where one’s mouth is
D. on the money
That’s all for today!
Write down your answers!
The top three users with correct answers will be picked in the next episode!

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