In Italy, according to the Roman Catholic tradition, Father’s Day is celebrated on March 19 Saint Joseph’s Day. The Feast of Saint Joseph was a public holiday until 1977.
Hello and welcome to episode 137…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… I’m not made of money
A father is someone who has pictures of his children where his money used to be.
I’m not made of money … something that you say to tell someone that you do not have a lot of money…you cannot afford to buy something
You have a choice either dinner or a movie. Your request for both is unreasonable. I can only afford one.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… I’m not made of money
You have a choice either dinner or a movie. I’m not made of money!
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … I’m not made of money
I’m not made of money! I am not buying you those expensive sneakers. Your feet are still growing.
I will not loan you a few dollars until next week. I am not made of money!
I asked my uncle could I borrow $50. He told me he wasn’t made of money.
CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION?
Have you ever had an incident as a child or with a child in a supermarket or store?
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informal | used in relaxed situations with family, friends or people you know
made of money
to be very rich
Ask your grandfather for the loan. He is made of money