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English definition of “save/keep money for a rainy day”

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save/keep money for a rainy day

to save money for a time when it might be needed unexpectedly: Luckily she had saved some money for a rainy day.
Translations of “save/keep money for a rainy day”
in Chinese (Traditional) 存錢以備不時之需, 有備無患, 未雨綢繆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 存钱以备不时之需, 有备无患, 未雨绸缪…
(Definition of save/keep money for a rainy day from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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