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If you are hard up, you have very little money.
"We were so hard up we had to sleep in the car."
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Have No Idea = không hề biết, không có khái niệm nào
"I can't find my keys. I have no idea where I put them."
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If you throw money at something, you try to solve a problem by spending money on it, without using any other methods.
"The refugee problem cannot be solved just by throwing money at it."
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It Is All Greek to me. = Tôi chẳng hiểu gì cả. (ám chỉ chữ viết hoặc tiếng nói)
"Did you understand what he just said?" Reply: "Nope. It was all Greek to me."
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It Takes Two To Tango = có lửa mới có khỏi
"Her husband is awful; they fight all the time." Answer: "It takes two to tango."
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Keep An Eye On = xem chừng, trông chừng, để mắt đến
"I have to run to the bathroom. Can you keep an eye on my suitcase while I am gone?"
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In order to keep the wolf from the door, you need to have enough money to buy food and other essentials.
"My grandparents earned barely enough to keep the wolf from the door."
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To keep one's head above water means to try to survive by staying out of debt, for example a small business.
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This expression refers to money paid illegally for favourable treatment.
"The property developers were accused of giving kickbacks to the local authorities."
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A person who makes a lot of money easily, especially through someone else's stupidity, is said to laugh all the way to the bank.
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If we don't succeed in renewing the contract, our competitors will be laughing all the way to the bank"
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