Can you guess the meaning of the idiom 'money doesn't grow on trees' by looking at the picture?
Money doesn't grow on trees: it requires effort to earn money and it is limited so you must be careful how you spend it.
Unfortunately, you can't pick money off trees like fruit. You have to work to earn it or be fortunate to receive it as a gift. Either way, you have to spend it carefully because it is limited in quantity.
Parents often use this expression with young children who do not understand the concept of money or its value.
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