Everyday expressions in English: Poverty and wealth

Everyday expressions in English: Poverty and wealth


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POVERTY AND WEALTH
He’s short on cash.
He makes minimum wage. (= he earns the minimum salary)
He’s broke. (= he has no money)
He’s just scraping by. (= he is just barely surviving on little money)
He’s pinching pennies.
He’s scrimping and saving.
His bank account is overdrawn.
She inherited a fortune.
She’s filthy rich.
She’s loaded.
She’s making a killing.
She’s quite well-off.
She’s raking in the cash.
She’s rolling in dough.
She’s very wealthy.

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