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    Bark up the wrong tree

    To choose the wrong course of action, to ask the wrong person (a hunting dog may make a mistake when chasing an animal and bark up the wrong tree)

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    The best-laid plans of mice and men

    The best thought-out plans that anyone can make

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    A cash cow

    A profitable product or service; something that makes much money

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    Change horses in midstream

    To make new plans or choose a new leader in an activity that has already begun

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    To let the cat out of the bag

    To reveal the truth or a secret; to make something hidden known to the public

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    Make a monkey out of (someone)

    Humiliate someone in eyes of others; make someone look foolish

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    Make a mountain out of a molehill

    To exaggerate; to make something unimportant seem important

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    Make a silk purse out of a sow's ear

    To create something of value from something of no value

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    A paper tiger

    A person or organization that is supposed to have a lot of power but is actually very weak

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    Piggy bank

    Small bank for saving money; money box

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    You can lead a horse to water (but you can't make it drink)

    You can give someone the opportunity to do something but you cannot force him or her to do it if they do not want to

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    Burn a hole in one's pocket

    To encourage or to stimulate someone to spend money fast

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    Cut from the same cloth

    To share a lot of similarities

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    Get along on a shoestring

    To survive with little income; to manage with little money

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    Let down (something)

    To lengthen something, to make something longer

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    Let out (something)

    To make clothes bigger or looser

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    Line one's own pockets

    To be greedy; to make money in a dishonest way

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    Make (something) by hand

    To make something with one's hands rather than with a machine

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    On a shoestring

    On a very low budget, with very little money

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    Pass the hat

    To attempt to collect money from a group of people for some project or special cause

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    To take in (something)

    A) to make clothes smaller b) to visit for enjoyment c) to deceive, to fool

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    Tighten one`s belt

    To live on less money than usual

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    Black market

    The place where goods or money are illegally bought and sold

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    Green thumb

    A talent for gardening, the ability to make things grow

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    Like waving a red flag in front of a bull

    What you are doing will definitely make someone angry or upset

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    See the color of (someone's) money

    To prove that someone has enough money for something

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    White elephant

    A useless possession (that often costs money to maintain)

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    Cook (something) up

    To cook something, to make some kind of plan

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    Couch potato

    Someone who spends a lot of time on a couch watching television

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    Eat (someone) out of house and home

    To eat a lot of food in someone's house

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    For peanuts

    (work) for very little money

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    Have a lot on one's plate

    To have many activities at the same time; to be busy with many different things; to be worried about too many things at a time

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    Make a meal of (something)

    To eat something, to eat one main dish or food as an entire meal

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    To make hamburger out of (someone or something)

    To harm or beat someone up

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    To make mincemeat out of (someone)

    To beat up someone

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    Make one`s mouth water

    To make someone hungry, to make someone want to eat or drink something

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    Make (someone) eat crow

    To cause someone to admit an error or retract a statement

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    Meal ticket

    A thing or person that someone uses to get the money that they need to live

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    Milk (someone) for (something)

    To pressure someone into giving information or money

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    Rub salt in (someone's) wound

    To try to make someone's unhappiness or misfortune worse

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    Salt (something) away

    To save or gather money or some other item

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    Slice of the cake/pie

    A share of something (money etc.)

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    Soup up (something)

    To make something faster or more powerful by changing or adding something (this expression is often used for a car)

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    Sugarcoat (something)

    To make something that is unpleasant seem more pleasant, to coat something with sugar

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    Variety is the spice of life

    Differences and changes make life interesting

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    You can't make an omelette without breaking the eggs

    You cannot do something without causing some problems or having some effects

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    To ante up

    To pay; to raise amount of money

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    Call (someone's) bluff

    To force someone to prove that what they are saying is true, to make someone prove that they will really do what they say they will do usually because you do not believe them (in a card game you try to force someone to show you the cards that they hav

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    Cash in one's chips

    To take one's gambling chips to a teller in a casino for money, to sell something for a profit

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    Load the dice

    To make an outcome highly probable, to predetermine a result, to put someone at a disadvantage through some prior actions

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    Play one's cards right

    To make the best use of one's opportunities in order to be successful, to behave in the right way in order to be successful

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    Play one's last card

    To make a final effort to do or achieve something

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    Raise the ante

    To increase what is at stake or under discussion in a dispute or conflict (an ante is the amount of money that you put on the table before beginning a card game)

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    Ball is in (someone's) court

    It is up to this person to make the next move (from tennis or a similar game)

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    Call the shots

    To control something, to make the rules (from calling the shots in billiards or pool)

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    Drop the ball

    To make an error or mistake, to handle things badly

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    Get to first base with (someone or something)

    To make an advance with someone or in some undertaking (this comes from first base in baseball)

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    Hard to call

    Hard to decide or determine something (referees in sports sometimes have to make difficult decisions)

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    Make it to first base

    To successfully take the first step with someone or when doing something (in baseball the first step around the bases to score is to get to first base)

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    Make the cut

    To meet or reach a required standard (from golf where a player must do equal or better than a certain score to continue)

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    Pitch an idea

    To make a proposal or suggestion about something (just as a baseball pitcher will pitch a ball in a baseball game)

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    Reach first base with (someone or something)

    To make an advance with someone or in some undertaking (this comes from first base in baseball)

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    Touch base with (someone)

    To briefly meet or make contact with someone

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    Chicken feed

    A small sum of money

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    Louse up

    To make a mess of something, to spoil something

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    Make a beeline for (someone or something)

    To go straight toward someone or something (like bees when they fly in a straight line)

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    Stir up a hornet's nest

    Create trouble or difficulties; to interrupt and make someone angry

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    Almighty dollar

    Money which can be worshipped as a god, money is thought to be more important and powerful than anything else

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    Money is the root of all evil.

    Money is the basic cause of all wrongdoing

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    Move heaven and earth to (do something)

    To make a major effort to do something

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    Raise Cain

    To complain angrily about something, to cause a lot of trouble about something (if you are making trouble then you are raising the spirit of Cain who was cursed by God for killing his brother Abel this is from the Bible and the Quran)

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    Raise hell with (someone or something)

    To make trouble, to behave wildly, to be very angry, to act in some extreme manner

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    Raise the devil (with someone or something)

    To make trouble, to behave wildly, to be very angry, to act in some extreme manner

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    Balance the books

    To check that all the money in a business is accounted for

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    Bang for the buck

    Value for the money spent

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    Bankroll someone

    To supply someone with money, to finance someone

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    Bounce a check

    To write a check in which you do not have enough money in your

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    Budget crunch/squeeze

    A situation where there is not enough money in the budget

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    Buy off (someone)

    To use a gift or money to divert someone from their duty (similar to a bribe and sometimes illegal)

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    Come in low

    To offer a low amount of money for a product or service

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    Cut a deal

    To make a business arrangement or contract with someone

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    Cut one's losses

    To do something in order to stop losing additional money or time etc.

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    Draw up a contract

    To make or draft a contract

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    Float (someone) a loan

    To loan someone money

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    Gain ground

    To make progress; to move forward

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    Get off the ground

    To make a successful beginning

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    Have one's finger in the pie

    To be involved in something, to receive money for something

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    In the black

    To be successful, to be making money, to be profitable

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    To jack up the price of

    To make more expensive; to make a price higher

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    Keep books

    To keep records of money that is gained or spent

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    A kickback

    An amount of money that is paid illegally for favorable treatment

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    Make a cold call

    To visit or telephone a potential but unknown customer from a list of people

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    Make a go of (something)

    To produce good results, to succeed at something

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    Make a motion

    To make a suggestion or proposal at a meeting

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    Make an offer

    To make a financial proposal for a product or service

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    Make money hand over fist

    To make money fast and in large amounts

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    Pay off a debt

    To finish paying back the money that one has borrowed from a bank or business or person

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    Pay off a loan

    To finish paying back the money that one has borrowed from a bank or business or person

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    Put a product on the map

    To make a product known to the public

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    Put (something) on the table

    To make something the topic of discussion

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    Sell (something) at a loss

    To sell something and lose money

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    Set up a meeting

    To make arrangements for a meeting

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    Throw money at (something)

    To try to solve a problem by spending money on it

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    Turn a profit

    To make a profit

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    Bog down (get bogged down)

    To become stuck in one point; to slow down and make little or no progress

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    Bring (someone) to terms

    To make someone agree to something or do something

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    Drive a hard bargain

    To bargain hard and try to make an agreement to one's advantage

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    Get to first base

    To make a good start, to succeed

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    Horse-trade

    To make a business agreement or deal after careful bargaining and compromise

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    Make a concession

    To change your position in favor of the other person/side when you are negotiating

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    Make headway

    To make progress

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    Nail (something) down

    To make certain or sure

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    Reach a deal

    To complete or make a deal

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    Reach an agreement

    To complete or make an agreement

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    Reach first base

    To make a good start, to succeed

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    Smooth (something) over

    To make something seem better or less severe

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    Water (something) down

    To change and make something weaker

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    Full monty

    Everything or everyone; the whole lot

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    Assemble a case (against someone)

    To gather the evidence needed to make a legal case against someone

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    Bail (someone) out

    To pay a sum of money that allows someone to get out of jail or stay out of jail while waiting for a trial

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    Build a case (against someone)

    To gather the evidence needed to make a legal case against someone

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    Free and clear

    Owning something fully with no money owed or other restrictions on the item or property

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    Go on record

    To make an official statement rather than an informal one

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    In arrears

    Late or overdue (usually for bills and money)

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    In debt

    Owing money

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    In kind

    In goods rather than in money

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    Jump bail

    To fail to appear in court and therefore give up the money that you paid for bail

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    Legal age

    The age when a person can do things such as buy alcohol or cigarettes or when they are responsible for their actions and can borrow money etc.

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    Lodge a complaint (against someone)

    To make a complaint against someone

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    Mineral rights

    The right to take minerals or money from the minerals on one's property

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    Out on bail

    Released from jail after you pay the bail bond money the bail bond is the money that you must pay to guarantee that you will appear in court

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    Penalty clause

    A section in a contract specifing an amount of money to be paid if the contract is not fulfilled

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    Put (something) down in black and white

    To write something down, to make or draw up a contract

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    Skip bail

    To fail to appear in court and therefore give up the money that you paid for bail

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    All hands on deck

    Everyone must work together because they have a lot of work to do

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    Closefisted (with money)

    To not want to spend money, to be stingy with money

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    Cost an arm and a leg

    Expensive; to cost much money

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    Cross (someone's) palm with silver

    To give money to someone for a service

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    Have one's hand in the till

    To be stealing money from a company or organization

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    Itchy palm

    A greedy person; someone impatient to receive money; a desire for money

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    Live from hand to mouth

    To live on very little money

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    Many hands make light work

    A lot of help will make a job seem easy

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    Pay an arm and a leg for (something)

    To pay a lot of money for something

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    Tightfisted (with money)

    To be stingy with money

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    Try one`s hand at (something)

    To make an inexperienced attempt at something, to try something

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    Twist (someone`s) arm

    To force someone to do something, to threaten someone to make him or her do something

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    Contemplate one's navel

    To spend a lot of time thinking about one's own problems rather than being concerned about more important things

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    Draw blood

    To make a wound that bleeds

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    Get (someone's) back up

    To make someone become angry

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    A mickey finn

    Drink with addition of drug to make a person unconscious; drink adulterated with drug; drugged drink

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    Make a clean breast of (something)

    To get something off one's chest, to confess something

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    Make no bones about (something)

    To make no mistake about something, to not doubt something

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    Make (someone's) blood boil

    To make someone very angry

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    Make (someone's) blood run cold

    To shock or horrify someone

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    Make (someone's) flesh crawl

    To become frightened so that your skin feels funny or you get goose bumps

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    Turn (someone`s) stomach

    To make someone feel sick, to disgust someone

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    Up to one's ears (in something)

    To have a lot of something, to be much involved or busy with something

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    Up to one's eyeballs (in something)

    To have a lot of something, to be much involved or busy with something

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    Up to one's neck (in something)

    To have a lot of something, to be much involved or busy with something

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    Cut off one`s nose to spite one`s face

    To make things worse for yourself by trying to harm someone or something else

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    Go into (something) with one's eyes (wide) open

    To do something or make a choice about something while knowing the problems that are involved and while having all of the necessary information

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    Go into (something) with one's eyes closed/shut

    To do something or make a choice about something not knowing the problems that are involved and not having all of the necessary information

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    Hit (someone) right between the eyes

    To make a strong impression on someone, to surprise someone greatly

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    Lead (someone) around by the nose

    To make someone do what you want

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    Look at (someone) cross-eyed

    To do something or look at someone in a way that may make him or her angry

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    Make oneself heard

    To speak loudly so that you can be heard

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    Up to one's ears/eyeballs/neck in (something)

    To have a lot of something, to be much involved or busy with something

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    Bad hair day

    A day when everything seems to go wrong (just like when you cannot make your hair look attractive)

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    Brainwash (someone)

    To make someone believe something that is not true by repeating it again and again

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    Collect one's wits

    To make an effort to control one's thoughts and feelings after something shocking or unexpected happens

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    Get (something) into/through (someone`s) head

    To make someone understand or believe something

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    Give (someone) a swelled head

    To make someone conceited

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    Go to one's head

    To make one dizzy

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    Go to (someone's) head

    To go almost mad about something; to have exaggerated reaction to something; to make someone too proud

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    Have a lot on one's mind

    To have many things to worry about

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    Have a price on one's head

    To be wanted by the authorities who have offered money for your capture

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    Have egg on one's face

    To become embarrassed because of something that is obvious to everyone or after you make a mistake

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    Have one's head screwed on right/straight

    To be sensible and make good decisions

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    Have (someone or something) on one's mind

    To be thinking a lot about someone or something

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    Laugh one's head off

    To laugh a lot and for a long time

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    Make a face (at someone)

    To twist one's face into a strange expression in order to show dislike etc.

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    Make chin music

    To talk, to chatter

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    Make heads or tails (out) of (something)

    To find meaning in something, to understand something

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    Make (someone's) hair curl

    To surprise or shock someone (used for a story or experience)

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    Make (someone's) hair stand on end

    To cause someone to become frightened

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    Make (someone's) head spin/swim

    To confuse or overwhelm someone, to make someone dizzy

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    Make up one's mind

    To make a decision; to change a decision; to choose what to do

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    Need one's head examined

    To make remarks or do actions that are wrong or stupid

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    Put one's face on

    To put make-up on one's face

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    Put one's head on the block for (someone or something)

    To take great risks or to go to a lot of trouble for someone or something

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    Scream one's head off

    To scream a lot and for a long time

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    Split hairs

    To disagree or argue about something that is not important, to make unnecessary distinctions about something

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    Stand on one's head (to do something)

    To make a great effort to do something

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    Stuff one's face

    To eat a lot in a short time

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    Turn (someone's) head

    To distract someone, to make someone notice you

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    Break (someone`s) heart

    To make someone feel sad or hopeless (usually because of love or a similar loss)

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    Do (someone's) heart good

    To make someone feel good, to make someone healthy

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    Tug at (someone's) heartstrings

    To make someone feel very sad, to make someone feel great sympathy for someone else

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    Warm the cockles of one's heart

    To make someone feel warm and happy

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    Way to (someone's) heart

    The best way to please someone or make them like you

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    Win (someone's) heart

    To do nice things for someone to make him or her love you, to have the qualities to make you like something music or art or a book

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    Bring (someone) to heel

    Recapture someone's attention; make someone pay attention again after they have stopped; make someone to obey or follow commands

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    Set off/get off/start off on the wrong foot

    To wake up in bad mood; to make a bad start (in relationship, business etc.); start something badly

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    Go down on one's knees/on bended knee

    To show a lot of emotion when you are asking someone for something

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    Have a hollow leg

    To be able to eat or drink a lot

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    Have a leg up on (someone)

    To have an advantage in your job/education etc. because someone gives you help or money

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    Make one's toes curl

    To make one feel uncomfortable

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    Pay an arm and a leg (for something)

    To pay a lot of money for something

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    Put one's best foot forward

    To try and make a good impression, to act one's best

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    Shoot oneself in the foot

    To make a mistake or a stupid decision that makes a situation worse

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    Cough (something) up

    To give something (information or money) to someone that they are trying to force you to give them

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    Loosen (someone's) tongue

    To make someone relax and make them say something that they normally would not say

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    Put one's money where one's mouth is

    To stop only saying that you will do something but to actually do it

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    Put the bite on (someone)

    To try to get money from someone

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    Say a mouthful

    To say something of great importance, to say a lot

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    Set one's teeth on edge

    To be irritable and to give someone an uncomfortable feeling; be unpleasant and make someone anxious/upset

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    Dig (someone)

    To like someone a lot

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    Make eyes at (someone)

    To look at someone in a way that makes it clear that you like that person and find him or her attractive

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    To make up

    A) to create; to invent b) apply cosmetics c) contents of something; to be composed of; to comprise d) to fulfill a missed obligation in the future; a promise of making things better

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    Bookworm

    Someone who reads a lot

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    Cover a lot of ground

    To complete a lot of material in a class or course

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    Make the grade

    To be satisfactory and of an expected level

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    Have two strikes against (one)

    To have a number of things that are working against you which make success more difficult (in baseball you are finished batting after three strikes)

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    Nine-day wonder

    Someone or something who briefly attracts a lot of attention

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    Put two and two together

    To make a correct guess, to figure something out from the information that you have

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    Two wrongs don't make a right

    You cannot justify doing something wrong or bad just because someone else did the same thing to you

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    Give (someone) the benefit of the doubt

    To make a judgement in someone's favor when the evidence is neither for nor against the person

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    Not hold water

    To make no sense, to be illogical

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    Raise an objection (to/about someone or something)

    To make an objection about someone or something in a trial

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    Sit in judgement of (someone)

    To make a judgement of someone

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    Throw the book at (someone)

    To punish someone as severely as possible, to make as many charges as possible against someone

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    To make a move

    Leave, go

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    Bring out

    To bring to public or make available; show or introduce

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    Leon Spinks

    I know a lot of people think I'm dumb. Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.

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    Kay Bailey Hutchison

    I have long believed taxpayers make better use of their money than the government ever could.

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    Henry Miller

    I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.

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    Heidi Klum

    I grew up in a big family with a lot of kids around, and I definitely want to have children as well.

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    Sammy Davis, Jr.

    I had more clothes than I had closets, more cars than garage space, but no money.

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    Anna Kournikova

    I have a lot of boyfriends, I want you to write that. Every country I visit, I have a different boyfriend. And I kiss them all.

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    Shirley Manson

    I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters - I'm from an all female family. My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!

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    Matthew Barney

    I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes, and a vehicle often helps to do that. I have a relationship to car culture. It isn't really about loving cars. It's sort of about needing them.

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    Brian Schweitzer

    I challenge you to be dreamers; I challenge you to be doers and let us make the greatest place in the world even better.

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    Marilyn Monroe

    I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.

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    Will Rogers

    I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.

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    Adele

    I don't make music for eyes. I make music for ears.

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    Marlon Brando

    I don't mind that I'm fat. You still get the same money.

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    Lauren Hutton

    I don't spend much money on clothes; I never did.

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    Neil Cavuto

    I don't think business news is just for old white men with money.

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    Britney Spears

    I don't understand the whole dating thing. I know right off the bat if I'm interested in someone, and I don't want them to waste their money on me and take me out to eat if I know I'm not interested in that person.

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    Woody Allen

    I failed to make the chess team because of my height.

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    Spalding Gray

    I fantasize about going back to high school with the knowledge I have now. I would shine. I would have a good time, I would have a girlfriend. I think that's where a lot of my pain comes from. I think I never had any teenage years to go back to.

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    Kate Hudson

    I auditioned on my own. I tried to make a mark for myself without anybody's help, not even Mom's.

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    Ron White

    I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.

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    Judy Garland

    I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.

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    Edie Brickell

    I can make dressing - or stuffing. Y'all call it stuffing up here, we call it dressing down there. It's really good dressing. That family recipe was passed on, and I love to make that.

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    Charles R. Swindoll

    I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.

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    Christine Baranski

    I always say God should have given women one extra decade at least, especially if you want a family. You're trying to pack a lot in.

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    Paul Harvey

    I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.

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    Kid Rock

    I am happy to make money. I want to make more money, make more music, eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.

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    P. J. O'Rourke

    Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

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    Joel Osteen

    God didn't make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.

  •  
    James Randolph Adams

    Great designers seldom make great advertising men, because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture - and forget that merchandise must be sold.

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    Thomas Fuller

    Great hopes make great men.

  •  
    Terry Brooks

    Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.

  •  
    Robert Green Ingersoll

    Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.

  •  
    Sandra Day O'Connor

    Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a more understanding person.

  •  
    Benjamin Franklin

    He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.

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    Jack Nicklaus

    He's going to be around a long, long time, if his body holds up. That's always a concern with a lot of players because of how much they play. A lot of guys can't handle it. But it looks like he can.

  •  
    Robert Redford

    Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.

  •  
    Alex Chiu

    Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close minded than regular people.

  •  
    Mark Twain

    Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.

  •  
    Earl Warren

    Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money.

  •  
    Jonathan Carroll

    Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands. That's probably why they get along so well.

  •  
    Kin Hubbard

    Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.

  •  
    Jesse James Garrett

    Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.

  •  
    Delphine de Girardin

    Business is other people's money.

  •  
    Peter Drucker

    Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.

  •  
    Alfred Marshall

    Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.

  •  
    Andy Rooney

    Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.

  •  
    Andy Rooney

    Computers may save time but they sure waste a lot of paper. About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer is garbage that no one ever reads.

  •  
    Isaac Asimov

    Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.

  •  
    Scott Adams

    Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

  •  
    Grantland Rice

    Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.

  •  
    Walt Disney

    Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.

  •  
    Joel Osteen

    Do all you can to make your dreams come true.

  •  
    Henry David Thoreau

    Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.

  •  
    Martha Scott

    Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or they will treat you like dogs.

  •  
    Marsha Sinetar

    Do what you love and the money will follow.

  •  
    David Jones

    Doctors coin money when they do procedures but family medicine doesn't have any procedures.

  •  
    Roger Caras

    Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.

  •  
    Samantha Bee

    Don't judge me. I made a lot of money.

  •  
    George Burns

    Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.

  •  
    Russell Baker

    Don't try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it.

  •  
    Alice Walker

    Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.

  •  
    Charles R. Swindoll

    Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

  •  
    James Talent

    Each of us should take personal responsibility for our diet, and our children's diet, and the government's role should be to make certain it provides the best information possible to help people stay healthy.

  •  
    Andy Warhol

    Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.

  •  
    Federico Fellini

    Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.

  •  
    Miguel Angel Ruiz

    Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.

  •  
    Gregg Easterbrook

    Everyone needs a certain amount of money. Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it. We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.

  •  
    Franklin P. Jones

    Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

  •  
    Wilhelm Steinitz

    Fame, I have already. Now I need the money.

  •  
    George Bernard Shaw

    First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.

  •  
    Luther Burbank

    Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.

  •  
    Sasha Cohen

    Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  •  
    William Shakespeare

    For I can raise no money by vile means.

  •  
    Wernher von Braun

    For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift.

  •  
    Jim Rohn

    Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

  •  
    Margaret Walker

    Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.

  •  
    Mario Puzo

    Friendship and money: oil and water.

  •  
    Samuel Butler

    Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.

  •  
    Erma Bombeck

    Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.

  •  
    Samuel Goldwyn

    Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.

  •  
    To straighten out

    To explain in more detail; to make clear and understandable

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    To clear up

    A) when the sky becomes clear; to become sunny b) to explain and make more understandable

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    To cut short

    To make shorter; to interrupt

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    To cut long story short

    To make long explanation shorter

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    To goof up

    To make a mistake or perform badly

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    To mess up

    To make a mistake or perform badly;

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    To slip up

    To make a mistake or perform badly; to do something irresponsible

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    To make up with (someone)

    To resolve disagreement with someone

  •  
    William Hurt

    Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful.

  •  
    Sophia Bush

    Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.

  •  
    Janis Joplin

    Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.

  •  
    Marilyn Monroe

    Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.

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    To make (someone) tick

    To motivate someone;

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    A woman's work is never done

    Said of a woman working mostly at home: woman is always working even when not earning money because there is alway something that needs attention;

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    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

    Someone who works constantly becomes boring; too much work will make someone uninteresting socially

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    A fool and his money are soon parted

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    To pull out all the stops

    To make all possible effort to achieve something; to do one's best

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    As you make your bed, so you must lie upon it

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    Bad money drives out good

  •  
    Clothes make the man

  •  
    Empty vessels make the most noise

  •  
    Good fences make good neighbours

  •  
    Hard cases make bad law

  •  
    If life deals you lemons, make lemonade

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    It takes all sorts to make a world

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    Life is what you make it

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    Make hay while the sun shines

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    Make love not war

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    Money doesn't grow on trees

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    Money is the root of all evil

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    Money isn't everything

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    Money makes the world go round

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    Money talks

  •  
    Nine tailors make a man

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    No one can make you feel inferior without your consent

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    One swallow does not make a summer

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    Time is money

  •  
    Two blacks don't make a white

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    Two wrongs don't make a right

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    You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink

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    You can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear

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    You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs

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    You can't make bricks without straw

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    You pays your money and you takes your choice

  •  
    Not to make a Federal case of (something)

    Not to overemphasize the importance of something; not to exaggerate someone's mistake when reprimanding someone

  •  
    Don't make a meal of it

    Said to a person who is making a long story of nothing much

  •  
    Bob Hope

    A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.

  •  
    Everett Dirksen

    A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money.

  •  
    Henry Ford

    A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.

  •  
    Larry Ellison

    A corporation's primary goal is to make money. Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others.

  •  
    Stanley Weiser

    A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.

  •  
    Will Rogers

    A fool and his money are soon elected.

  •  
    Thomas Tusser

    A fool and his money are soon parted.

  •  
    Al Bernstein

    A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.

  •  
    Frank Lloyd Wright

    A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.

  •  
    Publilius Syrus

    A good reputation is more valuable than money.

  •  
    Bobby Darin

    A group or an artist shouldn't get his money until his boss gets his.

  •  
    Lewis Hallam

    A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles, is not undertaken without money.

  •  
    Carter Glass

    A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.

  •  
    John Ruskin

    A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.

  •  
    Kevin Nealon

    A lot of baby boomers are baby bongers.

  •  
    Alfred Hitchcock

    A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.

  •  
    Steven Wright

    A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.

  •  
    James Levine

    A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change.

  •  
    Carl Reiner

    A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.

  •  
    Morris Chestnut

    A lot of times, women don't get the male perspective in regards to a relationship, what men go through when they're not really dealing well.

  •  
    Marion Jones

    A lot of women say they love being pregnant, but I wasn't such a big fan.

  •  
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.

  •  
    Doyle Brunson

    A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.

  •  
    Clarence Day

    A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.

  •  
    Joey Adams

    A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.

  •  
    Greta Scacchi

    A relationship requires a lot of work and commitment.

  •  
    Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.

  •  
    Emil Zatopek

    A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket.

  •  
    Joe Moore

    A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.

  •  
    Lana Turner

    A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.

  •  
    Jonathan Swift

    A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.

  •  
    Clare Boothe Luce

    A woman's best protection is a little money of her own.

  •  
    Alan Perlis

    A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.

  •  
    Kurt Vonnegut

    About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.

  •  
    Herbert Hoover

    About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

  •  
    Virginia Satir

    Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.

  •  
    Aristotle Onassis

    After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.

  •  
    Helen Gurley Brown

    After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.

  •  
    Russell Baker

    Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.

  •  
    Friedrich Nietzsche

    Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.

  •  
    Spike Milligan

    All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy.

  •  
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

  •  
    T. E. Lawrence

    All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.

  •  
    Red Skelton

    All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.

  •  
    Adam Smith

    All money is a matter of belief.

  •  
    Ray Kroc

    All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.

  •  
    Curtis Carlson

    All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there. All you have to do is go after it.

  •  
    Robert Collier

    All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.

  •  
    Victor Cousin

    All truly historical peoples have an idea they must realize, and when they have sufficiently exploited it at home, they export it, in a certain way, by war; they make it tour the world.

  •  
    Abraham Lincoln

    Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

  •  
    Evan Esar

    America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.

  •  
    Gro Harlem Brundtland

    An important lever for sustained action in tackling poverty and reducing hunger is money.

  •  
    Christy Romano

    And after I make a lot of money, I'll be able to afford running for office.

  •  
    David Geffen

    Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn't got money.

  •  
    Tim Berners-Lee

    Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.

  •  
    Groucho Marx

    Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.

  •  
    Adolf Loos

    Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.

  •  
    Simon Raven

    Art for art's sake, money for God's sake.

  •  
    Anish Kapoor

    Artists don't make objects. Artists make mythologies.

  •  
    Martin Cruz Smith

    As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.

  •  
    Michael Jordan

    As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day.

  •  
    Woody Allen

    As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.

  •  
    Daniel J. Boorstin

    As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.

  •  
    Martin Puryear

    At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.

  •  
    Thomas Kempis

    Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.

  •  
    Kevyn Aucoin

    Beauty has a lot to do with character.

  •  
    Camille Paglia

    Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.

  •  
    Douglas Adams

    I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

  •  
    Susan Lucci

    I love spaghetti and meatballs... I eat a lot.

  •  
    Bob Hope

    I love to go to Washington - if only to be near my money.

  •  
    Bernard Baruch

    I made my money by selling too soon.

  •  
    Neil LaBute

    I make movies I want to see.

  •  
    Mark Twain

    I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.

  •  
    Wallis Simpson

    I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket. To me they are more fascinating than any fashion salon.

  •  
    Mary Roberts Rinehart

    I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money.

  •  
    Penelope Keith

    I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.

  •  
    Barry White

    I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn't see the point. This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.

  •  
    George Best

    I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.

  •  
    Daphne Zuniga

    I stopped dating for six months a year ago. Dating requires a lot of energy and focus.

  •  
    Alan Bean

    I think everything depends on money.

  •  
    Sergei Bubka

    I think that focusing on the money, on the business, is not enough.

  •  
    Dylan Moran

    I think that women just have a primeval instinct to make soup, which they will try to foist on anybody who looks like a likely candidate.

  •  
    Al Gore

    I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy.

  •  
    Joseph Campbell

    I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave.

  •  
    Reese Witherspoon

    I think women are natural caretakers. They take care of everybody. They take care of their husbands and their kids and their dogs, and don't spend a lot of time just getting back and taking time out.

  •  
    Irvine Welsh

    I think young writers should get other degrees first, social sciences, arts degrees or even business degrees. What you learn is research skills, a necessity because a lot of writing is about trying to find information.

  •  
    Margaret Thatcher

    I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.

  •  
    Demetri Martin

    I wanna make a jigsaw puzzle that's 40,000 pieces. And when you finish it, it says 'go outside.'

  •  
    Pablo Picasso

    I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.

  •  
    Dean Kamen

    I'd rather lose my own money than someone else's.

  •  
    Florence Henderson

    I'm a '70s mom, and my daughter is a '90s mom. I know a lot of women my age who are real computer freaks.

  •  
    Tom Glazer

    I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps. I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician, though I'm glad I am not any of these.

  •  
    Gloria Stuart

    I'm amazed. When I was 40, I thought I'd never make 50. And at 50 I thought the frosting on the cake would be 60. At 60, I was still going strong and enjoying everything.

  •  
    Zach Braff

    I'm by no means condemning prescription medicine for mental health. I've seen it save a lot of people's lives.

  •  
    Lord Acton

    I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.

  •  
    Shaquille O'Neal

    I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok.

  •  
    Rachel Hunter

    I'm very girly. I love to talk about diets, exercise, kids, make-up.

  •  
    Henny Youngman

    I've got all the money I'll ever need, if I die by four o'clock.

  •  
    Rose Kennedy

    I've had an exciting time; I married for love and got a little money along with it.

  •  
    Ruth Rendell

    I've had two proposals since I've been a widow. I am a wonderful catch, you know. I have a lot of money.

  •  
    Paris Hilton

    I've made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard.

  •  
    Laurie Anderson

    I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art, which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby since I hadn't made money with it.

  •  
    Abdul Kalam

    If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.

  •  
    Sam Snead

    If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they'd starve to death.

  •  
    Sydney J. Harris

    If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?

  •  
    Marya Mannes

    If American men are obsessed with money, American women are obsessed with weight. The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss, and I do not know which talk is the more boring.

  •  
    Edith Piaf

    If God has allowed me to earn so much money, it is because He knows I give it all away.

  •  
    Alan Alda

    If I can't get the girl, at least give me more money.

  •  
    Martin Yan

    If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things.

  •  
    Tallulah Bankhead

    If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.

  •  
    Shia LaBeouf

    If I have enough money to eat I'm good.

  •  
    Placido Domingo

    If money was my only motivation, I would organize myself differently.

  •  
    Woody Allen

    If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job.

  •  
    William Shatner

    If saving money is wrong, I don't want to be right!

  •  
    Carl Karcher

    If the money we donate helps one child or can ease the pain of one parent, those funds are well spent.

  •  
    Laurence J. Peter

    If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

  •  
    Emma Goldman

    If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.

  •  
    John F. Kennedy

    If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.

  •  
    Louis D. Brandeis

    If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

  •  
    Robert Quillen

    If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos.

  •  
    Aristotle Onassis

    If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.

  •  
    J. Paul Getty

    If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

  •  
    George Bernard Shaw

    If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

  •  
    Ogden Nash

    If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.

  •  
    Jamie Lee Curtis

    If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.

  •  
    Mignon McLaughlin

    If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping.

  •  
    Theodore White

    If you make a living, if you earn your own money, you're free - however free one can be on this planet.

  •  
    Lawrence Welk

    If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.

  •  
    Cesar Chavez

    If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him... the people who give you their food give you their heart.

  •  
    Richard M. Nixon

    If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.

  •  
    Woodrow Wilson

    If you want to make enemies, try to change something.

  •  
    Nelson Mandela

    If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.

  •  
    Carl Sagan

    If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.

  •  
    Marcel Proust

    Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.

  •  
    Simone Weil

    Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.

  •  
    Rupert Murdoch

    In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.

  •  
    William Randolph Hearst

    In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate, and one size fits all.

  •  
    Helen Reddy

    In the '50s, a lot of girls never saw beyond the wedding day.

  •  
    Earl Wilson

    Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?

  •  
    Ron Livingston

    It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn't end. There's other ways to make money, better jobs.

  •  
    Carol Burnett

    It costs a lot to sue a magazine, and it's too bad that we don't have a system where the losing team has to pay the winning team's lawyers.

  •  
    Billy Idol

    It doesn't matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You're still left alone with yourself in the end.

  •  
    Albert Camus

    It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

  •  
    Taylor Caldwell

    It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.

  •  
    Agnes Repplier

    It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.

  •  
    Robert Byrd

    It is money, money, money! Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.

  •  
    Gloria Steinem

    It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate.

  •  
    Margaret Thatcher

    It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

  •  
    Robin Leach

    It is usually people in the money business, finance, and international trade that are really rich.

  •  
    Ed Smith

    It seems every year, people make the resolution to exercise and lose weight and get in shape.

  •  
    David R. Brower

    It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy, we go out and wreck something with it.

  •  
    Erma Bombeck

    It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.

  •  
    Don Herold

    It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant.

  •  
    Elizabeth Edwards

    It takes a lot of work to put together a marriage, to put together a family and a home.

  •  
    Henry James

    It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.

  •  
    Antonio Banderas

    It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket. A lot has happened since then.

  •  
    Albert Camus

    It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

  •  
    William Faulkner

    It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.

  •  
    George M. Humphrey

    It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars and get your money's worth.

  •  
    Joseph Jackson

    It's all about the money.

  •  
    Merle Haggard

    It's easier to force feed people than it is to give 'em what they want. It makes more money.

  •  
    Tom Brokaw

    It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.

  •  
    George Clooney

    It's incredibly unfair. You don't see a lot of 60-year-old women with 20-year-old men onscreen.

  •  
    E. L. Doctorow

    It's like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.

  •  
    Bill Gates

    Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.

  •  
    Paula Cole

    Just watching my cats can make me happy.

  •  
    Evita Peron

    Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it.

  •  
    Martin Luther

    Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.

  •  
    Marcel Proust

    Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

  •  
    Irving Berlin

    Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.

  •  
    Robert Orben

    Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.

  •  
    Samuel Smiles

    Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.

  •  
    Salvador Dali

    Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory.

  •  
    Mel Brooks

    Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.

  •  
    Peter Marshall

    Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.

  •  
    Donald Trump

    Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain about what he wants and sets out to get it, no holds barred. Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.

  •  
    Robert Browning

    Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.

  •  
    Barbara de Angelis

    Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

  •  
    Cathy McMorris

    Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes.

  •  
    Richard G. Scott

    Make a Goal Box, a chart of positive daily contact with a family when you are working with them.

  •  
    Daniel Burnham

    Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.

  •  
    Will Rogers

    Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.

  •  
    Epictetus

    Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.

  •  
    Frank A. Clark

    Many folks think they aren't good at earning money, when what they don't know is how to use it.

  •  
    Johann Georg Zimmermann

    Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want - the want of money.

  •  
    Suze Orman

    Many people are in the dark when it comes to money, and I'm going to turn on the lights.

  •  
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.

  •  
    Thornton Wilder

    Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.

  •  
    George Jessel

    Marriage is a mistake every man should make.

  •  
    Robert Graves

    Marriage, like money, is still with us; and, like money, progressively devalued.

  •  
    Johnny Carson

    Married men live longer than single men. But married men are a lot more willing to die.

  •  
    Anna Nicole Smith

    Marrying into money was not a good thing for me.

  •  
    Frank A. Clark

    Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.

  •  
    Bette Davis

    Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.

  •  
    Sydney J. Harris

    Men make counterfeit money; in many more cases, money makes counterfeit men.

  •  
    Linus Torvalds

    Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.

  •  
    Will Smith

    Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.

  •  
    Kinky Friedman

    Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.

  •  
    Clare Boothe Luce

    Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

  •  
    David Lee Roth

    Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.

  •  
    John Kenneth Galbraith

    Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.

  •  
    David Korten

    Money is a mechanism for control.

  •  
    Gertrude Stein

    Money is always there but the pockets change; it is not in the same pockets after a change, and that is all there is to say about money.

  •  
    Woody Allen

    Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.

  •  
    J. Paul Getty

    Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.

  •  
    Ayn Rand

    Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.

  •  
    David Herbert Lawrence

    Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.

  •  
    Andrew Jackson

    Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.

  •  
    Ayn Rand

    Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.

  •  
    William Petty

    Money is the best rule of commerce.

  •  
    Mason Cooley

    Money is to my social existence what health is to my body.

  •  
    Donald Trump

    Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.

  •  
    Bill Vaughan

    Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.

  •  
    Mason Cooley

    Money: power at its most liquid.

  •  
    Henry James

    Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.

  •  
    John Maynard Keynes

    Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older.

  •  
    Lois Capps

    My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need to make a concerted effort, all of us, to increase physical fitness activity among our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables, but there is more.

  •  
    Ally Sheedy

    My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings, if not with what I went through to learn.

  •  
    Pete Rose

    My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more.

  •  
    Steve Wozniak

    My goal wasn't to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers.

  •  
    R. Buckminster Fuller

    Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.

  •  
    Chanakya

    Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.

  •  
    Tad Williams

    Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it - memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.

  •  
    Jimmy Connors

    New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.

  •  
    Michael Ende

    No architect troubled to design houses that suited people who were to live in them, because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses. It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical.

  •  
    Adam Smith

    No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.

  •  
    Larry McMurtry

    No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won't start.

  •  
    Andrew Carnegie

    No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.

  •  
    Christie Hefner

    No, I never thought about my father's money as my money.

  •  
    Edmund Hillary

    Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.

  •  
    Alice Walker

    Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.

  •  
    Francis Beaumont

    Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme.

  •  
    Theodore Roosevelt

    Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.

  •  
    Morihei Ueshiba

    One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.

  •  
    Milton Friedman

    Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless.

  •  
    Herbert Kaufman

    Only things the dreamers make live on. They are the eternal conquerors.

  •  
    Marcus Aurelius

    Our life is what our thoughts make it.

  •  
    Chevy Chase

    Parrots make great pets. They have more personality than goldfish.

  •  
    David Herbert Lawrence

    People always make war when they say they love peace.

  •  
    Adam Osborne

    People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They're wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster.

  •  
    Don DeLillo

    People who are in power make their arrangements in secret, largely as a way of maintaining and furthering that power.

  •  
    Don DeLillo

    People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.

  •  
    Alan Kay

    People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.

  •  
    Peter Drucker

    People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.

  •  
    Groucho Marx

    Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does.

  •  
    Will Rogers

    Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.

  •  
    John Quincy Adams

    Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

  •  
    George A. Smith

    Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.

  •  
    C. Wright Mills

    Prestige is the shadow of money and power.

  •  
    Kirk Cameron

    Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.

  •  
    Neil LaBute

    Relationships in general make people a bit nervous. It's about trust. Do I trust you enough to go there?

  •  
    Margaret Lee Runbeck

    Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.

  •  
    Francesco Guicciardini

    Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.

  •  
    Kenneth H. Cooper

    So I've broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance.

  •  
    Nick Cannon

    So my father was a person who never lied to me. If I had a question, he answered it. I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.

  •  
    Milton Friedman

    So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system.

  •  
    Ayn Rand

    So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?

  •  
    Marvin Minsky

    Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals. For example, it makes no difference whether a single car drives on the left or on the right. But it makes all the difference when there are many cars!

  •  
    Jean Anouilh

    Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path.

  •  
    Michael Stipe

    Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It's equally humbling and uplifting.

  •  
    Steve Jobs

    Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.

  •  
    Tony Randall

    Sooner or later, we sell out for money.

  •  
    Laurence J. Peter

    Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.

  •  
    Ambrose Bierce

    Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.

  •  
    Greer Garson

    Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come.

  •  
    Neil Simon

    Sudden money is going from zero to two hundred dollars a week. The rest doesn't count.

  •  
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.

  •  
    Swami Vivekananda

    Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

  •  
    Joe Rogan

    That's my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.

  •  
    Dinah Shore

    The best money advice ever given me was from my father. When I was a little girl, he told me, 'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'

  •  
    Paul Valery

    The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.

  •  
    Brendan Behan

    The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.

  •  
    Alexandra Paul

    The cars we drive say a lot about us.

  •  
    P. J. O'Rourke

    The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.

  •  
    Leo Fender

    The design of each element should be thought out in order to be easy to make and easy to repair.

  •  
    Theodore White

    The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy.

  •  
    A. J. Liebling

    The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.

  •  
    Thomas Jefferson

    The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.

  •  
    Gore Vidal

    The greatest pleasure when I started making money was not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to have as many freshly typed drafts as possible.

  •  
    Walter Annenberg

    The greatest power is not money power, but political power.

  •  
    George Edward Moore

    The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.

  •  
    John Maynard Keynes

    The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future.

  •  
    Sumner Redstone

    The Internet is a powerful way to make lots of money... But we are not going to buy Yahoo!

  •  
    Phil McGraw

    The Internet is just bringing all kinds of information into the home. There's just a lot of distraction, a lot of competition for the parent's voice to resonate in the children's ears.

  •  
    Mark Twain

    The lack of money is the root of all evil.

  •  
    Will Rogers

    The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.

  •  
    George S. Patton

    The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.

  •  
    Alan Watts

    The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

  •  
    Samuel Hahnemann

    The physician's highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy - to heal, as it is termed.

  •  
    Alfred Marshall

    The price of every thing rises and falls from time to time and place to place; and with every such change the purchasing power of money changes so far as that thing goes.

  •  
    Barbara de Angelis

    The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.

  •  
    Hank Aaron

    The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.

  •  
    John D. Rockefeller

    The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.

  •  
    Omar N. Bradley

    The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts.

  •  
    Frank Zappa

    There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.

  •  
    Coco Chanel

    There are people who have money and people who are rich.

  •  
    Benjamin Franklin

    There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.

  •  
    Edward W. Howe

    There is always a type of man who says he loves his fellow men, and expects to make a living at it.

  •  
    Sam Walton

    There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.

  •  
    Adlai E. Stevenson

    There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.

  •  
    Aimee Mann

    There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated, totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.

  •  
    Josh Billings

    There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.

  •  
    Robert Graves

    There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money, either.

  •  
    Steven Curtis Chapman

    There's nothing like a good cheating song to make me want to run home to be with my wife.

  •  
    Charles Barkley

    These are my new shoes. They're good shoes. They won't make you rich like me, they won't make you rebound like me, they definitely won't make you handsome like me. They'll only make you have shoes like me. That's it.

  •  
    Madonna Ciccone

    Things were a lot simpler in Detroit. I didn't care about anything but boyfriends.

  •  
    Clint Eastwood

    This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.

  •  
    William James

    This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.

  •  
    John F. Kennedy

    Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

  •  
    Will Smith

    Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.

  •  
    Benjamin Franklin

    Time is money.

  •  
    Maxwell Maltz

    To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.

  •  
    Emily Dickinson

    To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.

  •  
    Robert Mapplethorpe

    To make pictures big is to make them more powerful.

  •  
    E. M. Forster

    To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.

  •  
    Aristotle Onassis

    To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.

  •  
    Michelangelo

    Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

  •  
    Golda Meir

    Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.

  •  
    Ambrose Bierce

    Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.

  •  
    Michael LeBoeuf

    Waste your money and you're only out of money, but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life.

  •  
    Jesse Owens

    We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.

  •  
    Lee Iacocca

    We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back.

  •  
    Nick Park

    We can do things that we never could before. Stop-motion lets you build tiny little worlds, and computers make that world even more believable.

  •  
    Michelle Obama

    We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu. We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity. And we can help create a culture - imagine this - where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.

  •  
    Winston Churchill

    We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

  •  
    Orison Swett Marden

    We make the world we live in and shape our own environment.

  •  
    Aristotle

    We make war that we may live in peace.

  •  
    Albert Einstein

    We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.

  •  
    Alexis de Tocqueville

    We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.

  •  
    Bill Gates

    We've got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.

  •  
    Dixie Lee Ray

    Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot.

  •  
    Merton Miller

    What counts is what you do with your money, not where it came from.

  •  
    Henry David Thoreau

    What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.

  •  
    Peter Drucker

    When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.

  •  
    Jim Hodges

    When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others, to bring them into the process.

  •  
    Dario Argento

    When I was a teenager, I read a lot of Poe.

  •  
    Francis Ford Coppola

    When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was 'You're a Big Boy Now.'

  •  
    Oscar Wilde

    When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.

  •  
    Dennis Weaver

    When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done!

  •  
    Sydney Pollack

    When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.

  •  
    Anne Frank

    Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

  •  
    Samuel Goldwyn

    Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?

  •  
    Francis Bacon

    Wise men make more opportunities than they find.

  •  
    George Bernard Shaw

    Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.

  •  
    Charlotte Bunch

    Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights, and governments need to learn from that, listen to the movement and respond.

  •  
    Candace Bushnell

    Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.

  •  
    Marc Chagall

    Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life.

  •  
    James Tobin

    Yale places great stress on undergraduate and graduate teaching. I like teaching, and I do a lot of it.

  •  
    Sarah Orne Jewett

    Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.

  •  
    Walt Disney

    You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.

  •  
    Milton Berle

    You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think.

  •  
    Lee Trevino

    You can make a lot of money in this game. Just ask my ex-wives. Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.

  •  
    Art Buchwald

    You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it.

  •  
    Stephane Mallarme

    You don't make a poem with ideas, but with words.

  •  
    Greg LeMond

    You don't suffer, kill yourself and take the risks I take just for money. I love bike racing.

  •  
    Ansel Adams

    You don't take a photograph, you make it.

  •  
    Dean Kamen

    You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is.

  •  
    Arthur Rock

    You know, a lot of people are just interested in, in building a company so they can make money and get out.

  •  
    Stevie Nicks

    You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.

  •  
    Barbara Bush

    You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.

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    Merton Miller

    You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.

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    Erica Jong

    You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.

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    Rick Warren

    You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.

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    Georg Buchner

    You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie.

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    To make a moot point

    Say something ambiguous or vague

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    Lick something into shape

    To form/mould something; to make suitable

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    To open the hornet's nest

    To cause or make trouble

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    Spondulics

    Money (used mainly as a slang)

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    Add fuel to the fire

    To make a bad situation even worse

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    Add up

    To make sense out of something

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    To cut corners

    To take shortcuts; to choose the easier way of doing something; to economize, to try to spend less money

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    To pay on the nail

    Make a fast payment; pay immediately

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    To make a pig's ear out of (something)

    To fail at an attempt to do something; to perform badly in a task; to be useless at some task

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    Make one's pile

    Make a lot of money

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    To have more money than sense

    Use money irresponsibly

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    To be hard up

    Not having much money

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    Strapped for cash

    To need money Phrase

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    Down and out

    Have no money and home

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    Sexing up something

    Make something appear better (more attractive) than it is in reality

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    Raking it

    Making a lot of money

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