Here is a list of common money idioms.
Put your money where your mouth is
To put your money where your mouth is to practice what you preach.
- If you are really interested in helping the poor, you should put your money where your mouth is.
Pots of money
Lots of money
- He can buy anything he wants. He has got pots of money.
Throw money around / money to throw around
To throw money around is to spend it carelessly. When you have money to throw around, you are quite rich.
- My neighbor has money to throw around. He buys a new car every week.
Hit pay dirt
When you hit pay dirt, you make a lot of money.
- Apple hit pay dirt with its range of iPhones.
Pay through the nose
To pay through the nose is to pay too much money for something.
- I had to pay through the nose to get my car repaired.
Pay top dollar
To pay top dollar is to pay a lot of money for something.
- At least some employers have realized that they will have to pay top dollar if they want the best people to work for them.
A pretty penny
When something costs you a pretty penny, it is very expensive.
- That laptop cost me a pretty penny.
- She may be dirt poor, but she will not take anything that does not belong to her.
As poor as church mice
- My dad was as poor as a church mouse when he married my mom twenty years ago.