KATHMANDU: Money seems to matter for everyone, here are five most common money idioms and the example of their usages:
Break the bank: Means something costs too much money, or to use all of one’s money.
I know the cell phone is expensive but it’s not going to break the bank.
Bread and butter: Means one’s income.
His new company needs to do well because it’s his bread and butter.
Dime a dozen: Means something is easy to get or common.
I told her not be upset at break up since guys like him are a dime a dozen.
Foot the bill: Means to pay for something.
I told my son that I would foot the bill for his college education as long as his grades are good.
Pour money down the drain: Means wasting money.
Buying all those silly toys is like pouring money down the drain.