10 Thành Ngữ Về Tiền Thường Gặp

10 Thành Ngữ Về Tiền Thường Gặp

 

1. BREAK THE BANK

= xài hết sạch tiền

Ví dụ: John knew that renting the ocean view apartment would break the bank, so he settled for a smaller apartment.

2. BRING HOME THE BACON

= kiếm tiền nuôi gia đình

Ví dụ: His wife chooses not to work, so Robert has to bring home the bacon.

3. CASH IN ON (SOMETHING)

= Kiếm tiền từ một cơ hội nào đó

Ví dụ: The former athlete cashed in on his popularity to open a nightclub in his name.

4. GIVE (SOMEONE) A BLANK CHECK

= cho phép ai đó tự do làm những gì họ muốn (như thể cho họ một một tấm séc để trống)

Ví dụ: The professor gave the students a blank check with the only requirement being that they turn in their project on time.

5. TURN ON A DIME

= quẹo xe ở những nơi rất chật hẹp

Ví dụ: The car handles very well and can turn on a dime.

6. BET YOUR BOTTOM DOLLAR

= chắc chắn rằng một việc gì đó sẽ xảy ra

Ví dụ: I would bet my bottom dollar that Rachel will show up late again today.

7. LOOK LIKE A MILLION DOLLARS

= rất xinh đẹp

Ví dụ: As she stepped out in her wedding dress, she looked like a million dollars.

8. PINCH PENNIES

= rất cẩn thận với tiền bạc, chắt chiu từng đồng

Ví dụ: My grandfather always pinches pennies; he never spends money if he doesn’t have to.

9. PUT IN YOUR TWO CENTS

= đưa ra ý kiến của mình về một việc gì đó

Ví dụ: You can put in your two cents after I am finished going over all the facts.

10. FOR PEANUTS

= trả lương rất thấp

Ví dụ: The students had very little money, so they were willing to work for peanuts.