Biraz paradan konuşalım!
İngilizce gündelik hayatta para hakkında olan bazı önemli deyimleri size Türkçe açıklamaları ve örnek cümleleri ile sizin için derledik:
a dime a dozen (noun phrase): Kolayca elde edilebilinir
Ex. Romantic movies are a dime a dozen in movie theaters now, each one with predictable plotlines and happy endings.
from rags to riches (noun phrase): Birden çok zengin olmak, ‘parayı bulmak’.
Ex. Samantha went from rags to riches overnight when she won the multimillion dollar lottery.
to cost an arm and a leg (verb phrase): Çok pahalı olmak
Ex. The designer purse cost an arm and a leg.
to be born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth (verb phrase): Zengin bir aileden gelmek (negatif bir anlamda)
Ex. He was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, so he doesn’t have to worry about working full-time after college graduation.
saving for a rainy day (verb phrase): Kötü zamanlar için para tasarrufu yapmak
Ex. Every month, they transferred a set amount of money into their savings account to save for a rainy day.
money talks (noun phrase): para konuşur, para her kapıyı açar, anlamında.
Ex. There is no clearer evidence that money talks than how congressional representatives’ opinions are easily swayed by the small fee of $30,000.
penny pinching (noun phrase): Kuruşu kuruşuna hesap yapıp tasarruf etmeye çalışmak, cimrilik etmek
Ex. After John had to unexpectedly repair the leaking pipes in his attic, he resorted to penny pinching to save for his new winter coat.