Splendid Expressions Week 25: Day 4 of 5

Topic: MONEY

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

My bank balance isn't looking very healthy and I've got to ......... out on a new suit for work.

a)
b)
c)
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2

My parents have been putting money away for years as a little ........ egg for when they retire.

a)
b)
c)
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3

One day, when I strike it ........, I'm going to buy a property in the sun!

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

4

A) You shouldn't need to fork too much on a computer if you shop carefully.

B) If you just put a little bit aside each month you'll have a nice nest for the future.

C) The chances of it rich on the lottery are so slim you'd be better saving your money.

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Make them your own!

1) When was the last time you had to fork out money on something you didn't really want to pay for?
2) Are you the type that puts money aside for a nest egg?
3) If you were to strike it rich what would be the first thing you'd buy?

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