Very low-level learners of English are familiar with the word poor and its opposite, RICH. Interestingly, even though they improve their linguistic skills, they still find it difficult to use alternative words for RICH, other than saying HAVING A LOT OF MONEY. If you are of guilty of doing the same, here are some replacements to colour your language.
- WELL OFF
- WELL HEELED
And, a lovely idiom ….
- TO BE BORN WITH A SILVER SPOON IN YOUR MOUTH
In this case, it means that the person was born into a WEALTHY family.
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