Rich

the rose that grew from concrete

Meaning: a person who achieved greatness even though they came from a place not so great.

Example: Ken performed well despite his poor background, much like the rose that grew from concrete. Read on

beau monde

Meaning: a fashionable society.

Example: He had no interest in the glittering beau monde that he belonged to before his marriage. Read on

silver spoon

Meaning: having a rich or privileged background

Example: Many fans believed that Vince was a silver spoon kid. Read on

born with a silver spoon in mouth

Meaning: to be born to parents who are rich and have a good social rank

Example: He has never worked hard for anything because he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth. His parents brought everything to him instead. Read on

filthy rich

Meaning: Someone who is rich beyond measure.

Example: His father is filthy rich so obviously he is not worried about choosing the right university. He can get admission in any of them that he chooses. Read on

well-to-do

Meaning: rich and of good social status

Example: In the capital's well-to-do suburbs, hiring a security guard has become a must for every family. Read on

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play it by ear

Meaning: improvise; act without preparation.

Example: Rather than adopting a new academic strategy, the principal decided to play it by ear. Read on

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