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easy money

Meaning: Rewards, progress or other good results with little or no effort.

Example: The problem is that the working class perpetually has to struggle to get by, whereas the rich continually have access to easy money. Read on

break new ground

Meaning: to do something innovative

Example: Advancements in computer technology break new ground almost every day.  Read on

have no business

Meaning: to do something that you should not be doing

Example: You have no business discussing my personal life with your friends. Read on

mind your own business

Meaning: to look into your own matter

Example: I would like you to mind your own business and stop telling me what to do. Read on

out of business

Meaning: out of operational conditions

Example: If we keep on selling our goods at the same price, we will soon go out of business. Read on

keep the wolf from the door

Meaning: to have sufficient money to prevent starvation or hunger

Example: Both the man and his wife must work long hours just to keep the wolf from the door. Read on

high roller

Meaning: a wealthy person or company who spends their money in a risky way, often by making risky investments that can offer large rewards

Example: I would never invest money in their company. They are high rollers and I cannot afford that kind of risk. Read on

slow day

Meaning: a day in which not much happens, so it feels like it is taking very long to pass

Example: The shop did not make a lot of money today, we had a slow day. Read on

none of your business

Meaning: used to tell someone not to get involved in whatever you have going on

Example: My mother in law was not pleased when we politely told her that the honeymoon plan was none of her business. Read on

roaring trade

Meaning: to do business quickly

Example: The vegetable vendor was doing a roaring trade in the market today. Read on

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take it on the chin

Meaning: this is a boxing metaphor meaning don't shy away from difficulty

Example: You're going to have to take it on the chin when your father gets home and sees what you've done. Read on

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