1.跟别人要钱 mooch off someone
I feel sick of those who mooch off others.
2.钱挣海了 coin money
Lao Zhang is coining money these few years. Who can ever expect he would be able to make bundles like this!
3.钱多得花不完 have money to burn
Lao Li has money to burn. Otherwise, how could he splash his money about like anything?
4.钱能生钱 money begets money
Money begets money. Without money in hand, how can you make bundles?
5. 没钱 be broke
I don’t want to eat out today. I’m broke.
6.钱来之不易 money doesn’t grow on trees
You should not splash your money about like this. Money doesn’t grow on trees.
7.敲竹杠 a clip joint
That shop is plain a clip joint!
8. 生活很富裕be well fixed
Since China opened to the outside world, some farmers have become entrepreneurs and many are well-fixed, living a much more comfortable life.
9.吃了上顿没下顿 not know where the next meal comes
In spite the fact that many have now become well-fixed, some people still remain in a state that they do not know where the next meal comes.
10.发财 rake it in
He made bundles in Hai Nan. He was unexpectedly raking it in.
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