Jump to content

Splash out


Minoo

Recommended Posts

  • Head Tutor

The phrasal verb 'splash out' means 'spend a lot of money on things you don't really need'. There's a saying that can be used as an antidote to this. See if you can find it:

A: I don't really need another jacket, but I'm tempted to splash out on a fancy branded one.

B: That would be silly. My philosophy is: ......................... not, ...................... not.

ANSWER: Waste not, want not.

Link to comment

Couldn’t find anything right away, tried with the words wishes not and desire not

Ideom: If wishes were horses, beggars would/might 'ride. Whising for sth does not make it happen.

Link to comment

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.