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MONEY:

 

IDIOMS and PROVERBS
 
SUPERSTITIONS


(Updated on 09/07/2016)



 

IDIOMS and PROVERBS:

 

  • Money Idioms - "Choose the idiom and click on it to go directly to the explanation and example."
    (learn4good.com)
  • Words and Their Stories: Money Talks - AUDIO + SCRIPT
    "Money talks - that means a person with a lot of money can say how he or she wants things done."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • MONEY IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL :

    • Money is the root of all evil.
      It "is a common figure of speech signifying something that causes serious problems and people would be better off without."
      (Wikipedia)

    • Money by Pink Floyd:
      "Money, so they say
      Is the root of all evil today."



  • Money doesn't grow on trees

 

  • Frankenstein - Sick on the Bus:
    "Vodka pills and powder all money down the drain, I could have been somebody"
    (to throw money down the drain)
  • Mean Streak by Deep Purple:
    "She drives me crazy gets inside my brain
    She spend my money down a drain"
    (to throw money down the drain)
  • Lonely Nights by Bryan Adams:
    "You know beggars can't be choosers"
    (lyrics007.com)


 

  • Violent & Funky by Infectious Grooves:
    "A penny saved is a penny earned, but a stolen case of beers gets you a hell of a lot drunker
    Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and boring"
    (Proverb : 'Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise')




  • Money Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd:
    "He's at a place where money doesn't grow on trees"



  • Fancy Passes by The Supremes:
    "Money isn't everything
    As anyone who's rich
    It can buy pain and misery
    Or grief "


 

  • No pain no gain by Scorpions:
    (Proverb : 'No gain without pain')
    (azlyrics.com)

 

  • Here Comes The Rain by A1:
    "Nothing ventured, nothing gained
    There's no healing
    Without some kind of pain"
  • One Man's Pleasure by Molly Hatchet :
    "One man's loss is another man's gain.
    One man's pleasure is another man's pain."


 

  • Time is money.



  • Love Is Love by All Saints:
    "Love is love you can't buy love, is a gift not an obligation"


 

 

SUPERSTITIONS:

  • Common superstitions:
    (csicop.org)

    • At the end of a rainbow is a pot of gold





    • To find a penny heads up, brings good luck




    • To give someone a purse or wallet without money in it will bring that person bad luck




    • An itchy palm means money will come your way