Business without money is like food without taste or friendship without conversation. Money is what we think about and money is what we talk about.
- 235.money - what you use to buy thingsYou need to spend money to make money.
- 236.poor - have little moneyHe's really poor right now.
- 237.price - how much you need to buyThe price of a new TV is the same as an old car.
- 238.cost - price as a verbHow much did your ticket cost?239.cost someone moneyMy ticket cost $800.
- 240.pay - give moneyMy work doesn't want to pay for our business dinners.241.payment - pay as a nounHe has to make payments every month on his car.
- 242.expensive - not cheapThis restaurant is too expensive, let's go to another.
- 243.make money - get money for workHow much money do you make?244.earn - same as make moneyIt's rude to ask how much someone earns.245.earn somethingI earned a lecture (someone tells you why you've been bad) by being late three times.246.earn a livingIs it possible to earn a living as an artist?247.earningsMy company's earnings grew this year.
- 248.save - put money in a bankThey think you should save 10% of your income.249.savings - saved moneyYou savings should be enough for a few months of food and rent.
- 250.spend - use your moneyIt's scary how easy it is to spend your money.
- 251.lose moneyYou have to lose money before you make money.252.losses - opposite of profitsLosses can easily kill a new business.253.make a lossThe company made a loss for three years before their first profit.
- 254.worth - equals ("=") (for money)Her house is worth less than she paid for it.
- 255.afford - how much money you can spendHe can afford to travel around the world every year.256.afford - figurativeI can't afford to waste time talking to you right now.
257.pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters
258.coins and bills
- 259.change - money you get back after buyingMy wallet is heavy when it's full of change.
- 260.paper money - same as billsPaper money in Singapore is made of plastic.
- 261.pocket change - money in your pantsHe spends his pocket change on candy and chips during lunch.262.pocket change - not much moneyFor super-rich people, the price of a new car is pocket change.
- 263.cents (¢) and dollars ($)There are 100 cents in every dollar.
264.cash and credit cards
265.US dollars, Euros and Pounds
- 266.account - record of moneyCredit card companies require that you open a special business account to accept payments.
- 267.bank account - money in a bankI have three bank accounts and they're all empty.
- 268.loan - borrow moneyI'm sorry, but I need another loan.
- 269.deposit - the money you put into an accountYou need to leave a deposit to rent a car.270.deposit - as a verbI deposited my paycheck in the bank.
- 271.withdraw - opposite of depositShe withdrew $50,000 from her account today.272.withdrawal - taking out moneyThey make withdrawals every Tuesday.
- 273.currency - type of money (USD or Euros)He lost all his money investing on currencies.
- 274.fee - payment for an extra serviceHis company charges fees for everything.
- 275.fine - a payment for breaking the rulesI got a parking fine.
- 276.bankruptcy - run out of moneyThe company declared bankruptcy in April.
- 277.wage - same as salaryThey decided to raise the minimum wage.
- 278.K - Used after a number to mean "thousands of dollars"He makes 100K a year.
- 279.inflation - how money is worth less every yearMy raise doesn't even match inflation!
- 280.value - how much something is worthWhat is the value of this car?281.value - quality per dollarThis TV is a pretty good value.282.value - think is importantI value my family more than my job.283.valuable - So good, it's worth paying a lot of money forThe thieves stole some valuable electronics.
- 284.worthless - has no valueNo one is worthless.
- 285.denomination - $10 bills vs. $20 billsDo US dollars have denominations higher than $100?
- 286.sales - selling thingsComputer sales went up in December.
- 287.insurance - car, health or house protectionCar insurance protects people who have car accidents.288.insure - get insuranceHis house is insured.
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