Advanced Idioms - Money
Complete the following sentences with the words from the box.
Dutch | rolling | nose | rags | region | root | books | strapped | ends | grease
Shania Twain rose from
to riches to become the biggest-selling female country artist of all time.
Many people are struggling to make
meet as wages are failing to keep pace with rising prices.
He’s been the managing director of the company for 20 years, so he must be
in it by now.
The sale of his flat should raise, once the mortgage was repaid, something in the
My sister always complains that she's
for cash, but it's no surprise when she won't go find a job!
Once a fortnight he and a group of friends would go
at one of their four favourite restaurants.
In some countries, it is common practice to
government officials' palms.
If money is the
of all evil, then contempt and jealousy is the tree that blossoms from it.
Mark paid through the
for dinner, in order to impress his girlfriend on their anniversary.
They are now saying that everyone is cooking the
. If it's true, it's a very serious allegation.
from rags to riches
from extreme poverty to great wealth
make ends meet
earn just enough money to live on
be rolling in it
be very rich
in the region of
be strapped for cash
having little or no money at the moment
share the cost of something, especially a meal, equally
grease someone's palm
money is the root of all evil
people do many evil things in order to get rich
pay through the nose
pay much more than a fair price
cook the books
falsify financial records for a company