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Money talks means that people with a lot of money have power and influence.
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People who have money to burn have so much money that they can spend it on anything they want.
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If you have more money than sense, you have a lot of money which you waste by spending it in a foolish manner.
"He celebrated the birth of the baby by buying a sports car. He's got more money than sense!"
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Neither A Borrower, Nor A Lender Be = đừng cho mượn tiền, cũng đừng mượn tiền
"Could you lend me twenty dollars?" Answer: "Sorry, neither a borrower nor a lender be."
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If you have a nest egg, you have a reserve of money which you put aside for future needs.
"Our parents consider the money from the sale of their house as a nest egg for their old age."
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Never Bite The Hand That Feeds You = đừng bao giờ cắn vào bàn tay đã đút cho ta ăn
"We have been your best customers for years. How could you suddenly treat us so rudely? You should never bite the hand that feeds you."
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Off The Hook = đỡ mệt, đỡ phiền, càng khỏe
"You're lucky; it turns out that Dad never heard you come in late last night." Answer: "Great, that means I'm off the hook!"
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If you do something on a shoestring, you do it with very little money.
"When I was a student I lived on a shoestring."
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People who live on the breadline have a very low income or barely enough money to survive.
"Due to the recent crisis, there are more people on the breadline than ever before.
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Something which is "on the house" is offered free of charge, usually in a bar or restaurant.
"The new owner offered us a drink on the house."
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