Idioms with Money
To be a money tree – to be a source of constant or easy money.
To be a penny-pincher – to be excessively frugal or thrifty with money.
To be dead broke – to be completely penniless.
To be in the black – to be operating at a financial profit or have positive financial standing.
To be in the red – to be in debt or operating at a financial loss.
To be on a shoestring budget – to have limited financial resources.
To be paid through the nose – to be charged an excessive amount of money for something.
To be rolling in it – to be extremely wealthy.
To be tight with money – to be stingy or frugal with money.
To be worth its weight in gold – to be extremely valuable.
To break the bank – to spend more money than one can afford.
To burn a hole in one’s pocket – to spend money quickly or impulsively.
To make a killing – to make a large profit.
To make a mint – to make a large amount of money quickly.
To make ends meet – to have just enough money to pay bills and cover basic expenses.
Idioms with Music
“Dance to the tune” is an idiom that means to comply with or follow a particular set of rules, instructions, or expectations, often in a situation where one is expected to adapt to someone else’s plan or approach.
“Hit the right note” – to say or do something that is appropriate or well received.
“Hum a different tune” – to change one’s previous opinion or attitude.
“In tune with” – to be in harmony or agreement with someone or something.
“Jam session” – a musical performance where musicians play together improvisationally.
“Play a different tune” – to change one’s attitude or behavior.
“Play it by ear” – to improvise or approach a situation without a plan.
“Rock the boat” – to cause trouble or upset the status quo.
“Sing from the same hymn sheet” – to have a shared understanding or be in agreement with someone.
“Strike a chord” – to resonate or evoke a strong emotional response in someone.
“Tune in” – to pay attention to or focus on something.