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12 International Money Idioms You Should Totally Use On Your Next Trip

Features & Advice | Gabe Zaldivar | August 11, 2016

12 International Money Idioms You Should Totally Use On Your Next Trip

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Money, cash, dough, cheddar, scratch, loot, paper, monkey doubles.

OK, that last one isn’t an actual idiom for money anyone uses. But the following terms really are, and they are used in various parts of the world. was kind enough to compile some of the world’s most memorable idioms for money and put it together in a delightful infographic, which you can enjoy below.

It will give you some handy sayings to use if you ever want to stick out your chest and tell the entire pub about how frugal you are.

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In this case, if you are in the Netherlands, you can shout that the pint you chose to buy was like, “Lets voor een appel en een ei kopen.” Or like buying something for an apple and an egg.

We all know you are worried about the day you are stuck in a foreign city with mounds of cash and no way of boasting about your good fortune.

Well, if you are in Germany just tell people you are going to live like a maggot in bacon. Of course, you might want to brave the German equivalent of the saying. If you say it in English people may just think you are strange.

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