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English definition of “money doesn't grow on trees”

money doesn't grow on trees

saying
said to warn someone to be careful how much money they spend , because there is only a limited amount : " Mum , I'd like a new bike ." "I'll have to think about it - money doesn't grow on trees , you know !"Paying and spending money
(Definition of money doesn't grow on trees from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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