Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is with These 20 English Idioms About Cash

You take a taxi in New York City and the driver tells you to “cough up $20.” How do you respond? Do you start coughing until $20 comes out of your mouth, or do you hand him a $20 bill from your wallet? Chances are, you’ll give him the money from your wallet. He didn’t really want you to cough, after all. He just used a common idiom that means to give money. Idioms are strange, and trying to understand … Continue reading Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is with These 20 English Idioms About Cash