Also, expense is no object. It doesn’t matter how much it costs, as in Get the very best fur coat you can find—money is no object. In this expression no object means “something not taken into account or presenting no obstacle.” It was first recorded as salary will be no object in a 1782 newspaper advertisement for someone seeking a job. Both money and expense were so described by the mid-1800s.
[muhn-ee-gruhb-er] /ˈmʌn iˌgrʌb ər/ noun, Informal. 1. a person who is aggressively engaged in or preoccupied with making or saving money. adjective 1. (informal) seeking greedily to obtain money at every opportunity
- Money is the root of all evil
A more extreme version of “The love of money is the root of all evil.”
[muhn-ee-len-der] /ˈmʌn iˌlɛn dər/ noun 1. a person or organization whose business it is to lend money at interest. /ˈmʌnɪˌlɛndə/ noun 1. a person who lends money at interest as a living
[muhn-ee] /ˈmʌn i/ noun, plural moneys, monies. 1. any circulating medium of exchange, including coins, , and demand deposits. 2. . 3. gold, silver, or other metal in pieces of convenient form stamped by public authority and issued as a medium of exchange and measure of value. 4. any article or substance used as a […]