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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie = đừng gợi lại những chuyện không hay
"I wanted to ask her what she thought of her ex-husband, but I figured it was better to let sleeping dogs lie."
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This expression refers to an officially authorized activity which enables people to make a lot of money without much effort.
"The contract to supply computers to schools was a licence to print money."
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If someone lives beyond their means, they spend more money than they earn or can afford.
"The cost of living was so much higher in New York that he was soon living beyond his means."
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If you look/feel like a million dollars, you look/feel extremely good.
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With a tan and a new hairstyle, she looked like a million dollars."
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If you lose your shirt, you lose all your money or possessions, especially as a result of speculation or gambling.
"He lost his shirt when the bank went bankrupt."
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If you say that someone has made a killing you mean that they have had great financial success
"He made a killing on the stock market."
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To say that money burns a hole in somebody's pocket means that they are eager to spend it quickly or extravagantly.
"As soon as she's paid she goes shopping. Money burns a hole in her pocket!"
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To say that money doesn't grow on trees means that it is not plentiful or easily obtained.
"Be careful how you spend your money David. It doesn't grow on trees you know!"
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This expression refers to money earned from a task that requires very little effort.
"Getting paid for watering the garden is money for old rope!"
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If an activity is a money spinner, it is a very successful way of making money.
"Washing cars was quite a money spinner when I was a student."
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