They say money can’t buy you love, but don’t we all wish to have a lot of money? Improve your vocabulary! Learn natural word combinations with the noun “money” that often go together. Learn 10 expressions with “money”.
A lot of money
A good car costs a lot of money.
Meaning: to receive something that belongs to somebody else which you have to give back later.
They had to borrow money from the bank in order not to go bankrupt.
Meaning: an additional amount of money.
How are we going to provide extra money for the holiday?
A chunk of money
Meaning: a large amount of money.
They invested a large chunk of money in the new hospital.
Grant of money
Meaning: money given by the government for a special purpose.
The government approved a grant of money for the project.
It is not very wise to spend your hard-earned money foolishly.
Meaning: put money into something with the expectation of profit.
There is no use investing money in that project.
Meaning: money given to the winner of the competition.
I’m going to buy a new guitar with the prize money.
Meaning: paper currency issued by the government.
Due to inflation, the government has issued more paper money recently.
Electronic money (E-money)
Meaning: money exchangeable via a digital device such as a mobile phone.
It’s easy to pay bills with electronic money.
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