Translation of "money" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈmʌn·i/ us /ˈmʌn·i/

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

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 millonario
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

el dinero no cae del cielo
‘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

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

(Translation of “money” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈmani/

coins or banknotes used in trading

Have you any money in your purse?
The desire for money is a cause of much unhappiness.
money-box noun

a box for saving money in.

moneylender noun

a person who lends money and charges interest.

lose/make money

to make a loss or a profit

perder/ganar dinero
This film is making a lot of money in America.

(Translation of “money” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)