Translation of "money" - English-Portuguese dictionary

money

noun uk /ˈmʌn·i/ us /ˈmʌn·i/

A1 [ no plural ] the coins or pieces of paper that are used for buying things

dinheiro
How much money have you got?
He spends / all his money on clothes and music.
The company’s not making / (= earning) any money at the moment.
be made of money

to be very rich

ser muito rico
No, you can’t have a new phone. I’m not made of money, you know.
money doesn’t grow on trees

said to warn someone to be careful how much money they spend, because there is only a limited amount

dinheiro não dá em árvore
‘Mum, I’d like a new bike.’ ‘I’ll have to think about it – money doesn’t grow on trees, you know!’
money for old rope UK

money you get for doing something very easy

dinheiro fácil
Babysitting is money for old rope if the children don’t wake up.

(Translation of “money” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)