MoneyThe following page has learning games and example sentences using the following 20 words from the "money" category:
Pairs: getting ready...
- Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
- Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
- This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
- Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
to obtain something, typically money or an item, temporarily with the intention of returning or repaying it later
- To borrow means to ask for something, like money or a toy, with a promise to give it back.
- I can borrow your crayons for coloring and return them later.
- When you borrow, you use something temporarily.
- She asked to borrow $20 from her friend to buy a birthday gift.
- Borrowing money from a bank usually involves paying interest.
- He promised to borrow his neighbor's lawnmower and return it by the weekend.
to give or contribute money, goods, or services to a charitable cause or organization without expecting anything in return
- To donate means to give something, like toys or clothes, to help people who need it.
- We donate our old clothes to kids who don't have many clothes.
- Donating is a kind way to share and help others.
- They decided to donate their old clothes to a local shelter.
- Donating to a charity can make a positive impact on the community.
- He regularly donates a portion of his income to support educational programs.
to trade one thing for another, often involving currency or goods with equivalent value
- To exchange means to swap or trade one thing for another.
- We can exchange stickers so you have one of mine, and I have one of yours.
- Exchanging is like sharing with a twist.
- She exchanged her foreign currency for dollars at the airport exchange booth.
- Currency exchange rates can fluctuate daily in the foreign exchange market.
- He wanted to exchange his old smartphone for a newer model.
a small, flat pocket-sized case or container used to carry money, cards, identification, and other personal items
- A wallet is a small pocket thing where you keep your money and cards.
- I put my allowance in my wallet, so it doesn't get lost.
- A wallet keeps your money safe and handy.
- She reached into her wallet to pay for the groceries at the checkout.
- A wallet is commonly used to store credit cards, driver's licenses, and cash.
- He realized he had left his wallet at home and couldn't pay for lunch.
an automated teller machine, a self-service banking terminal that allows users to withdraw cash, check balances, and perform other banking transactions
- An ATM is a money machine where you can get cash from your bank account.
- Mom uses the ATM to get money for groceries.
- ATMs are like money magic machines.
- She went to the ATM to withdraw money for the weekend trip.
- ATMs are available 24/7 for convenient access to cash.
- He forgot his ATM PIN and had to visit the bank to reset it.
physical money in the form of banknotes and coins that can be used for transactions and purchases
- Cash is real money, like coins and paper bills.
- I paid for my candy with cash I had in my pocket.
- Cash is what you use to buy things.
- She paid for the taxi ride with cash because the card reader was not working.
- Carrying too much cash can be risky, so some people prefer digital payments.
- He received cash as a gift for his birthday and decided to save it.
a booklet of checks or cheques that a bank account holder can use to make payments or withdrawals
- A cheque book is a special book with papers you can write checks on to pay for things.
- Dad uses a cheque book to pay for our bills, like electricity and rent.
- A cheque book is like a special notebook for payments.
- She wrote a cheque from her cheque book to pay the monthly rent.
- Some businesses still accept payments by cheque, although digital options are more common.
- He ordered a new cheque book from his bank when he ran out of checks.
small, metallic, usually circular pieces of currency with a specific denomination, used for making smaller transactions
- Coins are small, round pieces of metal that you can use to buy things.
- I found a few shiny coins on the ground!
- Coins are like little treasures.
- She dropped some coins into the charity donation box on her way out.
- Collecting rare coins is a hobby for some numismatists.
- He searched his pockets for spare coins to pay for parking.
fake or imitation money or goods designed to deceive and appear genuine
- Counterfeit means fake or not real, like fake money or fake toys.
- Using counterfeit money is wrong because it's not real money.
- Always use real things, not counterfeit ones.
- She accidentally received a counterfeit $20 bill from a store.
- Detecting counterfeit currency requires careful examination of security features.
- He was warned to be cautious when buying electronics online to avoid counterfeit products.
a plastic card issued by a financial institution that allows cardholders to make purchases on credit, with a specified credit limit
- A credit card is a special card you can use to pay for things and pay later.
- Grown-ups use a credit card to buy things online or in stores.
- A credit card is like a special shopping card.
- She used her credit card to book a flight for her upcoming vacation.
- Credit card holders are responsible for repaying the amount spent, often with interest.
- He applied for a rewards credit card to earn cashback on his purchases.
an obligation to repay money, goods, or services that have been borrowed or owed to another party
- Debt is when you owe someone money because you borrowed it and need to give it back.
- When you take a loan for a bike, you have to repay the money later; that's debt.
- Debt is like a promise to return money.
- She was working hard to pay off her student loan debt.
- Managing and reducing debt is an important part of financial planning.
- He decided to consolidate his debts into a single monthly payment for easier management.
to allocate money with the expectation of generating income or profit over time, typically through assets or ventures
- To invest is like planting money so it can grow into more money.
- People invest their money in businesses and stocks to make more money.
- Investing is a way to make your money work for you.
- She chose to invest in stocks and bonds to build long-term wealth.
- Investing in a diversified portfolio can help mitigate risks.
- He consulted a financial advisor to make informed investment decisions.
a sum of money borrowed from a lender, often with interest, that must be repaid within a specified period
- A loan is when someone lends you money, and you promise to give it back later.
- If you want a bike and don't have enough money, you can ask for a loan.
- A loan helps you get things you need now and pay later.
- She applied for a personal loan to cover unexpected medical expenses.
- Mortgages and auto loans are common types of secured loans.
- He negotiated the terms of the loan with the bank to secure a lower interest rate.
a specific type of loan used to finance the purchase of real estate, with the property serving as collateral
- A mortgage is like a loan for buying a house, and you pay it back over many years.
- Grown-ups get a mortgage to buy a home for their family.
- A mortgage is a special kind of loan for houses.
- They were excited to close on their mortgage and move into their new home.
- Choosing the right mortgage lender is crucial for homeownership.
- He refinanced his mortgage to take advantage of lower interest rates.
paper currency or banknotes, often issued by governments and central banks, with specific denominations
- Notes are paper money, like dollar bills or euro banknotes.
- I have some colorful notes in my wallet for buying ice cream.
- Notes are like special paper money.
- She counted the stack of notes before depositing them at the bank.
- Large denominations of notes are typically used for high-value transactions.
- He withdrew a mix of notes from the ATM for various expenses.
a small, often decorative container, usually in the shape of a pig, used by children to save coins or small amounts of money
- A piggy bank is a fun container where you save your coins and small bills.
- I put my extra coins in my piggy bank to save for a big toy.
- A piggy bank is like a money-saving friend.
- She encouraged her son to save his allowance in a piggy bank for future goals.
- Teaching kids about saving money can start with a piggy bank.
- He shook the piggy bank to see how much money he had saved.
having a limited income or financial resources, often struggling to meet basic needs and expenses
- Poor means not having a lot of money or things.
- Some families are poor and need help to get what they need.
- Helping those who are poor is a good and kind thing to do.
- She grew up in a poor neighborhood and worked hard to improve her financial situation.
- Supporting organizations that help the poor is a way to give back to the community.
- He empathized with the challenges faced by poor families and volunteered to assist them.
having substantial wealth, assets, or financial resources that provide a comfortable and affluent lifestyle
- Rich means having a lot of money and nice things.
- Some people are rich and can buy lots of toys and games.
- Being rich means having plenty of money to enjoy life.
- They admired the philanthropic efforts of the rich entrepreneur who donated to various causes.
- Managing wealth effectively is essential for the financial security of the rich.
- He aspired to become rich through entrepreneurship and investments.
secure and protected from harm, danger, or theft, often used to describe places or investments
- Safe means protected and free from harm or danger.
- We keep important things in a safe place where they won't get lost.
- A safe is like a secret treasure chest.
- She kept her important documents in a fireproof safe at home.
- Investors seek safe assets during economic uncertainties.
- He chose a safe location to store his valuable belongings.
a regular fixed payment or earnings received by an employee for their work or services, typically on a monthly or bi-weekly basis
- A salary is the money grown-ups earn for their job, and they get it regularly, like every month.
- Mom gets her salary at the end of each month for her hard work at the office.
- A salary helps grown-ups take care of their family and home.
- She negotiated a higher salary during her job interview and accepted the offer.
- Salaries can vary significantly based on factors like experience and location.
- He was pleased with his annual salary increase and decided to save more for the future.
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