A light purse makes a heavy heart In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "a light purse makes a heavy heart", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Flora Ha calendar 2021-11-01 04:11

Meaning of A light purse makes a heavy heart


to be broke , to be skint , not have two pennies to rub together


a heavy purse makes a light heart

A light purse makes a heavy heart proverb

Lacking money makes people feel worried, stressed, and unhappy.

After he lost his job, he is always sad. It cannot be denied that a light purse makes a heavy heart.

I regret wasting too much money, a light purse makes a heavy heart.

Other phrases about:

to pinch pennies

save as much money as possible

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Anything can be accomplished with sufficient money (or the promise of it)
put the bite on (one)

Used to say that someone attempts to get money from you.

earn a/your crust

To do work of any kind to earn a living

don't spend it all in one place

A joking phrase used when someone receives a small amount of money 


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