Splendid Expressions Week 20: Day 3 of 5

Topic: MONEY

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

Frank used to make a ........ selling insurance before he went into teaching.
a)
b)
c)
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2

If you'd like to make a ........ buck do you fancy helping me with a job on Saturday?

a)
b)
c)
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3

We're beginning to ........ the pinch since Graham started to work part-time.

a)
b)
c)
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Now complete the gaps with the missing words.

4

A) I'd like a job where I could a living doing something with my hands.

B) I think that company simply wants to make a quick and aren't interested in developing a strong business.

C) Everyone who starts a new business is likely to feel the at first but you simply need to develop nerves of steel!

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Make them your own!

1) If you could make a living doing any job you chose what would you do?
2) What kind of jobs could you do if you needed to make a quick buck?
3) If for what ever reason you started to feel the pinch, have you got any luxuries that you could do without?

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