Idiom: Save something for a rainy day
Idiom: save something for a rainy day
- keep something for a future time when it will be needed
- I got a gift card for my birthday but I’m not going to use it now, I’m saving it for a rainy day.
- My parents want me to save $100 from every paycheck for a rainy day but that's almost half my salary since I only work part-time.
- Any financial adviser will tell you that you should save six months' worth of your income for a rainy day.
- I know we don't have much room downstairs but let's try to save these extra party favors for a rainy day.
- Here is a check for $5,000 but don't spend a penny of it. Deposit it into your savings account to save for a rainy day.
- I'd rather not spend the entire budget on the holiday party. Let's save some of the funds for a rainy day.
- I'm really glad I saved my tax refund for a rainy day otherwise I wouldn't be able to afford these car repairs.
- My husband is furious with me because he just found out that I spent $2,500 of our savings that he had saved for a rainy day.
- I've never really had any financial problems because my parents taught me from a young age how to budget and save for a rainy day.
- sock away
- put in the bank
- set something aside
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