Money, money, money!
Idioms are one of the hardest things to understand and learn in a non-native language, but they are also what help speakers sound more natural. Check out just a few of the English idioms that revolve around money.
to bet one`s bottom dollar
– to bet all that one has on something because you are sure that you will win
I would bet my bottom dollar that the accounting manager will be late again today.
to bring home the bacon
– to earn the family living, to earn a salary
I have been working hard all month bringing home the bacon for my family.
to chip in (money)
– to contribute money for something, to pay jointly for something
Everybody in our office chipped in some money to buy a wedding present for our boss.
a dime a dozen
– easy to get and therefore of little value
Used computers are a dime a dozen and they have little value.
to go Dutch
– to share in the cost of a meal or some other event
We decided to go Dutch when we went to the restaurant for dinner.