Catch Word #194 – Easy on the wallet

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Should you buy new shoes? Will the shoes be easy or heavy on the wallet? We can’t help you with whether you should buy the shoes, but we can help you talk about it! In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew discuss expressions involving wallets and money

Fun facts

Wallets can be cheap or expensive, and are often given to people as a gift. If you really want to impress someone, you can always buy them a designer wallet, which can sell for over $800!

Expressions you’ll learn in this episode

  • Your wallet will thank you
  • To be easy on the wallet
  • To be heavy on the wallet
  • Out of place
  • To look [something] up

Credit:Music: Something Elated by Broke For Free; Step On by Jahzzar; Lobby Time by Kevin (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons by Attribution 3.0 License

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