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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!"
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