English and ICT Skills for Life
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Communicating In Social Contexts
Banking | Phrases to sound natural in English
to spend money, especially a large amount
to spend a lot of money on something you don't need, but is very pleasant
Foot the bill
to pay for someone else
to provide money for something you do not want to
Having Just Enought Money
to have just enough money for your needs
to manage to live on very little money
Helping Someone with Money
to help a person or organization out of a difficult situation
to help someone with money for a period of time until they have enough
to return money owed to someone
to finish paying all money that is owed
to keep money for a large expense in the future
to save money for a specific purpose
Using Saved Money
to spend part of your saved money
to start to use money that you have saved
The money in your pocket
Dosh, dough, wedge
these are informal terms for money
A fiver, a tenner
I’ve got a few coppers
I only have a few 2p and 1p coins
Having a lot
She’s loaded. She’s stinking rich.
She’s got lots of money.
I’m cashed up tonight. I’ll buy you dinner.
I’ve got plenty of money.
Not having any
I’m broke. I haven’t got a penny.
I haven’t got any money.
I’m a bit short this month.
I don’t have much money till I get paid.
I can’t afford it.
It’s too expensive for me.
I’ve reached my credit limit.
I can’t spend any more money on my credit cards.
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