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Money Does Not Grow On Trees ( earning money takes a lot of hard work ... )

"Money Does Not Grow On Trees"

"Money does not grow on trees" (proverb) says that people have to work hard to earn their money; it is not free.

Example: "Why are you buying such expensive presents? Money does not grow on trees, you know!"

When you want to state that money only comes as the result of hard work, you can say "Money does not grow on trees".

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