PHRASAL VERBS- MONEY AND FINANCE

  1. TAKE OUT – WITHDRAW MONEY
  2. DO WITHOUT – LIVE WITHOUT
  3. DEPEND ON – BE DEPENDENT ON
  4. PUT BY – SAVE A LITTLE BIT
  5. BANK ON – DEPEND ON
  6. SAVE UP – KEEP A LOT OF MONEY FOR A PURPOSE
  7. GET BY – LIVE WITH LITTLE MONEY
  8. GIVE AWAY – GIVE AS A GIFT
  9. SELL OUT – SELL ALL OF SOMETHING
  10. RUN OUT OF – NOT HAVE ANY LEFT
  11. PAY OFF – PAY ALL OF SOMETHING
  12. BUY (SB) OUT – PAY TO HAVE CONTROL OF A BUSINESS
  13. COME ACROSS – FIND SOMETHING BY CHANCE
  14. CASH IN ON (SOMETHING) – SELL SOMETHING FOR PROFIT
  15. PAY UP – GIVE SOMEBODY THE MONEY YOU OWE THEM
  16. SAVE (MONEY) ON (SOMETHING) – AVOID SPENDING MONEY ON SOMETHING

 

FILL IN THE GAPS WITH THE CORRECT PREPOSITION:

 

EXAMPLE: I take money out of the bank about twice a week

 

  1. It is a good plan to put _____ a little of your salary per month.
  2. Everyone ought to pay _____ when they owe their friends or family members cash.
  3. It is never a good idea to run _____ of money before the end of the month.
  4. I would cash _____ on any possession that was worth a lot.
  5. I find it hard to get _____ on my salary.
  6. It is normal for the shops to sell _____ of popular toys at Christmas.
  7. Nowadays huge companies tend to buy _____ smaller ones fairly quickly.
  8. If I came _____ some money on the floor, I would keep it.
  9. I usually give _____ the money that I don´t need.
  10. Many young people depend _____ their parents to help they make ends meet.

 

NOW USE THESE PHRASES WITH QUESTION TAGS OR SHORT QUESTIONS TO MAKE CONVERSATION

 

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