was made by carefully arranging dollar bills.
You can see this portrait
at the SF de Young Museum, 2nd floor, the American Art collection.
VOANews: Words and Their Stories: Money, Part 1
I think people everywhere dream about having lots of money. I know I do. I would give anything to make money hand over fist...
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- a windfall: win a huge amount of money
- born with a silver spoon in his mouth: to have a rich family
- bottom dollar: the very last amount of money that one has
- burning a hole in his pocket: to spend money quickly.
- cheapskate: person who does not like to spend money
- chicken feed: very little money
- deadbeat: a person who never pays the money he owes
- down and out: to have no money left.
- feel like a million dollars: to feel very happy.
- flat broke: to have no money at all
- foot the bill: to pay the bill for everyone’s meal
- hand-outs: gifts from his family and friends
- hard up for cash: not have much money
- hit the jackpot: to win a great deal of money.
- lottery: If your a ticket with combination of numbers is chosen, you win.
- make money hand over fist: to earn large amounts of money.
- money to burn: to have more money than you need
- nest egg: money that you save to invest, pay for an education, or buy a house.
- penny wise and pound foolish: To be wise about small things, but not about important things.
- pick up the tab : to pay the bill for everyone’s drinks
- pinch pennies: to be very, very careful with money
- scraped together a few dollars: put small change together
- splurge: to buy expensive things you would normally would not buy.
- strapped for cash: not to have enough money
- strike it rich: to gain lots of money unexpectedly
- to live on a shoestring: to live on a very low budget.